Sotheby’s Masterworks | Explore the Imaginative Furniture That Defined the American West


With a witty, romantic style that retains a cosmopolitan timelessness, Thomas C. Molesworthcreated imaginative furniture that defined the aesthetic of the American West. Realizing this versatility, collectors Jake and Ruth Bloom mixed the designer’s iconic keyhole side chairs, knotty lamps and carved tables with works by leading Contemporary artists in their Sun Valley, Idaho, residence. This remarkable private collection, amassed over decades, presents some of the rarest models executed by Molesworth to ever appear at auction.