When we think about “modern” furniture, we don't think of furniture like this pair of ladderback chairs:
Or this Chippendale Side Chair, ca. 1775:
More likely we would think about this Wharton Esherick table:
According to Leigh Keno, the decorative arts expert and television personality, the term “modern” originated in the late 16th century. So–as with everything else –it all has to do with perspective.
What is considered “modern” is of-the-moment, but the impact and weight of great design is constant.
HL Chalfant American Fine Art & Antiques will offer all of these items, along with some wintery oil landscapes by Carl Lawless such as this one:
and this image of a man wearing a hat, observing a factory:
We look forward to seeing this interesting mix in their booth, #607.