Modern Design /07 October 2008


George Nelson & Associates

miniature chest, model 5211
Herman Miller
USA, 1955
teak, lacquered wood, porcelain, brass, marbleized paper
20½ w × 14 d × 13½ h in (52 × 36 × 34 cm)

Cabinet features custom-ordered teak-stained drawer fronts.

Signed with foil manufacturer's label to underside: [George Nelson Design Herman Miller Zeeland Michigan].

literature: The Herman Miller Collection, manufacturer's catalog, 1955, unpaginated

estimate: $10,000–15,000

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