Rare Early Rosewood Rocking Chair by Sam Maloof Sam  Maloof
 
         

Sam Maloof
(USA, 1916−2009)

Sam  Maloof

Brief Biography:
Sam Maloof was a furniture designer and woodworker, the first craftsman to receive a MacArthur fellowship. Maloof's work is in the collections of several major American museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. He was described by the N.Y. Times as "a central figure in the postwar American crafts movement".