American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel
American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel
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American John deKoven Hill Reticulated Stripped Aluminum Modular Panel

DETAILS
This vintage, mid century modern blue painted aluminum panel was originally used as a decorative fence panel.
MAKER
Designer: John deKoven Hill (American, 1920-96) | Manufacturer: Schmidt Ornamental Iron Works (Evanston, IL). DeKoven started his career as an apprentice at Taliesin for Frank Lloyd Wright and went on to become Wright's chief architect.
PROVENANCE
Fence panels for the Hyde Park Redevelopment project (1503-19 East 56th Street, Chicago, IL) near the University of Chicago. The last photograph shows the fence panels as they were originally installed behind the townhouses in 1960 (Photograph courtesy: Cultural Historian, City of Chicago). Architect: Harry Weese (American, 1915-98). Originally designed for the Corbett House (Cincinnati, OH, built 1959).
LITERATURE
House Beautiful, Pace Setter, February 1960.
STYLE
Mid Century Modern
DATE
1960
DIMENSIONS
Width 17.75 Depth 1 Height 17.75 inches
CONDITION
Note: blue paint recently stripped. Old crack.
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