Modern Design /28 March 2004


George Nelson & Associates

Home Office desk, model #4658
Herman Miller
USA, c. 1948
birch, steel, leather
54½ w × 27½ d × 40½ h in (138 × 70 × 103 cm)

Fine example of the classic experiment in efficient desk design. The hinged writing surface lifts up to reveal several shelves and a drawer. Two sliding doors on the upper portion enclose dividers and a drawer.

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $6,490

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