Live Auction

The Garden Sale

Thu, Apr 8, 2021 11:00AM EDT
Lot 8

Rare American Wrought Iron Garden Gate Designed by William Adams Delano (1874-1960)

Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

5 ft. 7 1/2 in. x 6 ft. 4 in. x 3 1/4 in.

Note: This lot will be sold with a copy of Chester B. Price, Portraits of Ten Country Houses designed by Delano & Aldrich, Doubleday, Page & Co., 1924 this gate is illustrated on pg. XVI. William Adams Delano designed this garden gate for his own home in Syosset, New York.

William Adams Delano was born in New York and graduated from Lawrenceville School, Yale University and studied and taught architecture at Columbia University and the École des Beaux Arts in Paris. He began his career working for the New York firm of Carrère & Hastings where he met Chester Holmes Aldrich. Mr. Delano and Mr. Aldrich started their architectural firm in 1903 after Mr. Delano returned from his studies in Paris. Denano's work was far ranging including designing homes for Otto Kahn; Kykuit, the Rockefeller family house in Tarrytown, NY; academic buildings at Yale; the Union Club in NY; the American Embassy in Paris and airline terminals at La Guardia and Miami airports, and Epinal the American cemetery in France to name a few.


Scattered rusty patina, otherwise good overall condition. Impressive in person.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale. 
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