Citation
Staircase From the Curtis Bok residence, Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania

Material Information

Title:
Staircase From the Curtis Bok residence, Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania [staircase]
Creator:
Wharton Esherick ( Designer )
Place of Publication:
Pennsylvania
Creation Date:
1935
Materials:
pine ( medium )
steel ( medium )
Measurements:
115 in
292.1 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Architecture/Architectural Design
Interior Decoration
A rchitecture
Interior Design
Genre:
staircase

Notes

Content description:
Pine wood corkscrew-like spiral staircase; bottom step forms a circle; top step forms a triangle; intermediate steps spiral progressively from the bottom to top step, accomplishing the required reversal in direction without landings. Each step or tread (surface of stair) is supported by the one below; outer edge of staircase supported in space by a stout steel band let into the wood and attached to the wall near the bottom and at midheight. Steel handrail at three heights along outside edge.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection ( The Wolfsonian FIU Objects Collection )
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1989.167.1 ( accession number )
Classification:
Architecture

Wolfsonian Membership

Aggregations:
Museum Objects of The Wolfsonian - FIU
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