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Two Paul McCobb Planner Group Maple Two-drawer Nightstands

Auction:
3192B
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3192B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Paul McCobb Planner Group Maple Two-drawer Nightstands, Winchendon, Massachusetts, mid-20th century, ht. 25 1/2, wd. 24, dp. 18 in.

Provenance: A Wellfleet Massachusetts Estate.

Note: Professor Kenneth A. Johnson was a National Science Foundation Fellow at the Institute for Theoretical Physics in Copenhagen in the 1950s prior to joining M.I.T. and purchased many of the items in Denmark that would later furnish his Karl Koch-designed home in Lincoln, Massachusetts.
Estimate $300-500

scratches, wear, and finish loss to the top and sides of each, with water stains and scratches to the drawer front, one with large abrasion to the right side, one with splits to both sides and top, and nicks and abrasions to the posts and chips to the back side.


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Keywords

national science foundation, Kenneth A. Johnson, Geography of Massachusetts, Nightstand, Paul McCobb, Wellfleet, Winchendon, Denmark, Lincoln

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