Modern + Contemporary Design /25 March 2007


WJ Campbell

side tables, pair
USA, c. 1938
chrome-plated steel, enameled steel
16 w × 26 h in (41 × 66 cm)

These were designed for the 20th Century Limited, Henry Dreyfuss' streamlined passenger train which ran between New York City and Chicago.

literature: Henry Dreyfuss: The Man in the Brown Suit, Flinchum, ppg. 54-70 for a short essay on the train

estimate: $7,000–9,000
result: $4,900

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