Modern Design /06 October 2011


Robin Day

dining set
United Kingdom, 1949
figured English walnut, lacquered mahogany, mahogany, upholstery, maple, brass
71½ w × 36 d × 29½ h in (182 × 91 × 75 cm)

Chairs measure 24.25 w x 22 d x 31.5 h inches and 21 w x 22 d x 31.5 h inches. Sold with one 18-inch leaf; table measures 89.5 inches when fully extended. Signed with stenciled manufacturer's mark to underside of table: [Made in GT Britian 581/38]. Signed with applied distributor's label to underside of two chairs: [John Stuart Inc. New York Grand Rapids].

literature: Robin and Lucienne Day: Pioneers of Modern Design, Jackson, pg. 35

estimate: $3,000–5,000
result: $5,625

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