Modern Design /07 October 2008


Gilbert Rohde

dresser from the 3317 series
Herman Miller
USA, 1933
Sequoia burl, Castano, harewood, matte chrome-plated steel
34 w × 20 d × 44 h in (86 × 51 × 112 cm)

This form is from the Bedroom Group 3317, a line that was exhibited at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, Chicago in 1933.

Two doors conceal six drawers. Signed with metal manufacturer's label to drawer: [1933 A Century Of Progress Chicago Original Design Worlds Fair Furniture by Gilbert Rohde Manufacturerd Exclusivly By Herman Miller Furniture Co. Zeeland Michigan USA].

literature: Classic Herman Miller, Pina, pg. 132

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $3,120

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