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George Nelson (1908-1986) for Herman Miller Thin Edge Headboard

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Auction: Discovery - 3710TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: August 17, 2021 12:00PM


George Nelson (1908-1986) for Herman Miller Thin Edge Headboard, Zeeland, Michigan, 1956-1964, walnut veneer, two unites each with upholstered section flanked by a fall-front door that opens to a lighted work surface above open storage with shelf, top opens to storage space behind the upholstered section, maker's "Silver Medal" label, each unit, ht. 42 1/2, wd. 46, dp. 12, central cabinet with open shelves, ht. 20, wd. 24, dp. 12 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 $1,000-3,000

Good condition with age expected wear, one glass light diffusers with break at one corner. Units are mounted on later recessed 8 1/2 in. high wood bases.

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