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Gilbert Rohde

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

Item Realized
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 Miller Chrome plated clock 6-1/4 x 2-3/4 inches (15.9 x 7.0 c...
Lot 67021
Auction 5205
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
$1,250.00
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) Vanity with Mirror and Vanity Seat, 1933, Design for Living by Herman Miller Furnit...
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) Vanity with Mirror and Vanity Seat, 1933, Design for Living by Herman Miller Furnit... (Total: 3 Items)
Lot 61330
Auction 5268
Sunday, September 18, 2016
$625.00
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) A Pair of Mansonia Sideboards, 1935, Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Mich...
Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944) A Pair of Mansonia Sideboards, 1935, Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Mich... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 61718
Auction 5268
Sunday, September 18, 2016
$437.50

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