Lot 127

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American (New York), early 20th century, patinated bronze. Each with two arms issuing from a corbel on an oval back plate. Each marked with C in a lozenge. With custom pleated box shades.

  • Removed from a house in St. Louis, MO (9625 Ladue Road) designed by renowned architect George Hellmuth and built in 1926. Hellmuth was a native of St. Louis and son of architect George W. Hellmuth. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a bachelor's degree in architecture in 1929 and a master's degree in 1930. He began his career as an architect of the city of St. Louis in 1932, designing civic structures including police stations and bus shelters. He went into private practice in 1949, founding Hellmuth, Yamasaki and Leinweber. In 1954, that firm was succeeded by Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum which became the modern firm HOK, which was, in 2018, the largest U.S.-based architecture-engineering firm. Its president is Bill Hellmuth, a grandson.
  • Dimensions:
  • 14 x 9 x 4 in. (35.56 x 22.86 x 10.16 cm.)

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October 15, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
St. Louis, MO, US

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