Gilbert Rohde

Art

Gilbert Rohde

Art

Nationality: American

Biography:
Rohde was the beginning of modern furniture design at Herman Miller, he had argued with the founder, Dirk Jan De Pree, that the then current furniture was antiquated and immoral. His argument won him a contract with Herman Miller, the company mass produced his modern designs that often incorporated industrial materials, like Plexiglas, Bakelite and Lucite, as well as exotic woods. His work was centralized around the new compact household that required multifunctional and modular furniture with a clean, simple aesthetic. Rohde suddenly passed away two weeks after his fiftieth birthday from a massive heart attack.


 

Gilbert Rohde Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) Three-Section Seating System (Two Flat Chairs and Corner Chair), 1935, Herman Mille...
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944)Three-Section Seating System (Two Flat Chairs and Corner Chair), 1935, Herman Mille... (Total: 3 Items)
Lot 60050
Auction 5265
Friday, May 13, 2016
$1,750.00
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) Lounge Armchair and Ottoman, 1935, Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michig...
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944)Lounge Armchair and Ottoman, 1935, Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michig... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 60056
Auction 5265
Friday, May 13, 2016
$1,625.00
GILBERT ROHDE (American, 1894-1944) Clock, 1933, Herman Miller Chrome plated clock 6-1/4 x 2-3/4 inches (15.9 x 7.0 c
GILBERT ROHDE (American, 1894-1944)Clock, 1933, Herman MillerChrome plated clock6-1/4 x 2-3/4 inches (15.9 x 7.0 c...
Lot 67021
Auction 5205
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
$1,250.00
A Gilbert Rohde Paldao Wood and Glass Bookshelf for Herman Miller, Zeeland, Michigan, circa 1941 42 x 40 x 17 i
A Gilbert Rohde Paldao Wood and Glass Bookshelf for Herman Miller, Zeeland, Michigan, circa 194142 x 40 x 17 i...
Lot 63142
Auction 5260
Monday, June 27, 2016
$1,250.00
GILBERT ROHDE (American, 1894-1944) Executive Desk, circa 1942, Herman Miller Walnut, brass handles 30-1/4 x 66 x 35-
GILBERT ROHDE (American, 1894-1944)Executive Desk, circa 1942, Herman MillerWalnut, brass handles30-1/4 x 66 x 35-...
Lot 67022
Auction 5205
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
$937.50

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