Eugene Schoen was known primarily as an art deco furniture designer who gained his inspiration after attending the 1925 Paris Exhibition. In 1901, he studied architecture with Otto Wagner and Josef Hoffman in Vienna. His works are part of the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Pennsylvania Museum of Fine Art; each with incurved back with originally designed channeled detailing; flanked by splayed wooden arms; excellent restored condition with new upholstery.
As one person described Arthur Court's San Francisco shop, "it's a world of wonders - elegant and exotic". A new and innovative aluminum casting process led Arthur and Arthur Court Designs into a new era. His unique aluminum furniture and accessories featured cast antler chandeliers, chairs, tables and bookcases.
Department stores across the United States brought his aluminum creations to loyal followers and collectors; reupholstered in brown cowhide.
each with arching scrolled crest above a vasi-form splat and burlap-covered seat; raised on shapely cabriole supports ending in a pied-de-biche foot all joined by an H-stretcher; overall wear and chipping to painted surface; good antique condition; with later royal blue silk seat covers; WILL SELL INDIVIDUALLY
each with arching crest above an openwork shield-form splat; above a serpentine tight seat all raised on tapering quadrangular supports with brass collar and foot; with splayed legs at the rear; restored with new upholstery.