Fireplace and Door

Primary Creator
Designer Wharton Esherick
Contributor(s)
Properties
Era1901-2000
Height96 inches
StyleOther
Width132 inches
Name of WorkFireplace and Door
Production Date1936c.
Production LocationPhiladelphia, United States
Current LocationPhiladelphia area?, United States
Media Typescarved oak, copper, iron, Stone
General Notes

Note the nail details on the floor on either side of the fireplace, that echoes the radiating lines of the main walls.

Description

A highly original geometric composition of radiating wood lines forming an organic whole for the massive fireplace surround and adjacent double doorway.

Emotional Sum or Sense-of-life

Very orderly exuberance, via "explosive" geometry

Tags

interior design

Scale

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