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Machine Age Art Deco Paul Frankl Skyscraper Modular Living Room Suite REDUCED

US$19,500per set


Machine Age Art Deco Paul Frankl attributed Skyscraper modular living room suite sectional rectilinear Price Reduced from $22,500 Iconic low-profile modernist bookmatched design. Book matched Book ended Two end-tables flanking armless sofa as original three-piece set, plus another pair of the occasional tables for use as a matching bookcase, console, entertainment stand, etc. Original three-toned lacquered wood including quilted maple drawer-fronts, wrapped aluminum speed-line banding. Finished all-round. Original pulls. Unsigned, early Frankl Galleries or Modernage issue, circa 1928-33. Very good restored condition, some typical wear to aluminum banding and black lacquer on plinth from decades of use. Fully reupholstered down to frame. Cut mohair or velvet Scalamandre fabric in classic Frankl black/red motif. Missing one original aluminum strip to one table. Dim's listed are for the overall dimensional foot-print of the three-piece set only. Armless sofa itself is 68" wide, 32" deep, 29" tall. Seat height is 20" uncompressed, approx 18" as sat upon with weight. End tables are 28.5" long, 10" wide and 24" tall. Double them for any other dimensional configuration. Three-piece set is 88" wide (68 + 10 + 10). Tables are same depth as sofa, but sofa back flares gracefully backward to top by approx. 3.5 inches.


  • Attributed to
    Paul Frankl (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 in. (73.66 cm)Width: 88 in. (223.52 cm)Depth: 32 in. (81.28 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 5
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1928-1933
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor structural damages. Vintage wear to skirt aluminum bands and black lacquered plinths. One band missing. One break to one continuous aluminum strip.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU945215175552

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