12-17-2011 12-17-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2577B Boston
December 17, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

George Nelson Chest of Drawers with Vanity Drawer

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2577B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 17, 2011 10:00AM


George Nelson Chest of Drawers with Vanity Drawer
Walnut, metal, and ceramic
Mid-20th century, United States
Rectangular case flanked to right with ten drawers, two banks of five drawers, ceramic pulls, top drawer opens to reveal a hinged mirror with light surround, cabinet is raised on wrought iron base, unmarked, total ht. 34, cabinet ht. 24, wd. 56 3/4, dp. 18 1/4 in.

Provenance: Owned by former CBS television president Frank Stanton, it is purported that this work was made for Mr. Stanton by Mr. Nelson. Frank Stanton admired many of the mid-century American designers and included much of their work in his home.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


George Nelson Chest, Frank Stanton, United States, Nelson Chest, president, CBS