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George Nelson (1908-1986) for Herman Miller Model 5245 Thin Edge Cabinet

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Auction: 20th Century Design - 3885TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: December 13, 2021 12:00PM


George Nelson (1908-1986) for Herman Miller Model 5245 Thin Edge Cabinet, Zeeland, Michigan, 1958, rosewood, porcelain, aluminum, foil label, ht. 40 1/2, wd. 55 3/4, dp. 18 1/2 in.

Note: Nelson was an American industrial designer. While lead designer for the Herman Miller furniture company, Nelson and his design studio, George Nelson Associates, designed 20th-century modernist furniture. Ray and Charles Eames, Harry Bertoia, Richard Schultz, Donald Knorr, and Isamu Noguchi all worked for Herman Miller, under Nelson's supervision. He is considered a founder of American modernist design.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Very good original condition. Light surface scratches and small water stains to top. Left side facing with two small areas of veneer loss along bottom edge. Right side facing with one small area of veneer loss along bottom edge at corner.

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Herman Miller, Richard Schultz, Ray, Donald Knorr, Zeeland