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Custom Desk Designed by Ben Thompson and an Office Chair

Auction:
2770B
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 2770B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 06, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Custom Desk Designed by Ben Thompson and an Office Chair
Teak, white laminate; upholstery, wood, metal
c. 1957
Rectangular top with angular drop leaf of white laminate set in a hardwood frame, raised on four cylindrical legs with metal banding at top one leg fitted with a bracket for a lower cabinet with wood top over a bank of four drawers, angle adjustable, accompanied by a freestanding file cabinet with tambour top respective, some surface wear; and a swivel armchair in orange upholstery raised on four-prong wooden base with casters, pat. no. 2.008.2009, 2.051.043, ht. 30, 25 3/4, 17, 33 1/2; wd. 72, leaf 24, 44 1/4, 24, 27, dp. 28, 20, 15 in.

Provenance: Mary Griggs Burke Estate, Oyster Bay, New York.
Estimate $850-1,150


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Ben Thompson, Chair an Office, bank, metal banding, Mary Griggs

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