12 June 2014
GEORGE NELSON (1908-1986)
A 'HOME OFFICE DESK', DESIGNED CIRCA 1948
manufactured by Herman Miller, model 4658, mahogany, satinwood, leather, tubular steel, aluminum
40¾ in. (40.8 cm.) high, 54 in. (137 cm.) wide, 28 in. (71 cm.) deep
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C. Greenberg, Mid-Century Modern, New York, 1984, pp. 50-65 for this lot, as well as others from this collection, shown in situ.
Please note this lot is shown in situ in Barry Friedman's and Patricia Pastor's Croton on Hudson house, published in: Cara Greenberg, Mid-Century Modern, date of publication, 1984, along with other lots from this collection.
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