Modern Design /06 October 2009


George Nelson & Associates

Action Office desk and perch from the 649 series
Herman Miller
USA, 1960
walnut, laminate, aluminum, lacquered wood, leather, enameled steel, plastic
50 w × 32 d × 44 h in (127 × 81 × 112 cm)

Stool measures 27 w x 27 d x 40.5 h inches. Desk features three shallow drawers and one tambour door concealing a writing surface and three hanging file slots. Signed with disc manufacturer's label to underside of desk: [Action Office Herman Miller Zeeland, Mich.].

literature: George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher, von Vegesack and Eisenbrand, pg. 274

estimate: $2,000–3,000
result: $2,000

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