Modern Design /28 March 2004


George Nelson & Associates

coffee table, model #4696
Herman Miller
USA, c. 1947
birch, linoleum, enameled metal
46 w × 25½ d × 16 h in (117 × 65 × 41 cm)

This rare coffee table by Nelson was offered for only a short time and appears solely in the 1948 Herman Miller catalog. Only a handful of these tables are known. Model number stenciled on bottom: [4696]. Literature: Coffee Table Coffee Table Book, Payne and Zemaitis, pg 92 The Herman Miller Collection, Nelson et al., pg. 36

estimate: $5,000–7,000
result: $7,670

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