Thomas Molesworth meets Ralph Lauren

John Gallis

Desk Chair, sold individually or as a pair.


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About this piece

2 of 2 desk chairs, not to be made again. Molesworth style with the lush fabric from Ralph Lauren. Unique and beautiful desk chairs. Sold individually or as a pair.



brown, red, black

Care instructions

Gently wipe with a clean cloth



John Gallis


A native New Yorker, John has been fashioning custom furniture for many years. Although he started a lucrative career building custom cabinetry at Bloomingdales, his heart wasn’t in it, and he moved to Cody, WY. He worked for a local furniture maker in town, then eventually opened Norseman Designs West where he began building his own line of award-winning high-end western furniture. He combines the simple honesty of Shaker-style furniture with the flowing curves of Art Nouveau. Wood, his favorite medium, is warm and forgiving, and each different species of wood has their own smell and characteristics like people. John enjoys working and incorporating different textures in his pieces. He gains inspiration from nature, and by looking at the work of old masters, from Shaker to Stickley, Art Nouveau to Molesworth. May was a great month for John, he received the Mountain Living Award for lifetime achievement in western furniture design and celebrated the birth of his children and grandchildren.