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    Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944)
    Mansonia Secretary, circa 1935, Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan
    African walnut
    44 x 32 x 15 inches (111.8 x 81.3 x 38.1 cm)

    FROM THE ESTATE OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER VIKTOR SCHRECKENGOST

    The secretary front lower to a writing surface and interior is fitted with seven shelves, a small stamp drawer and a thermometer, all above three long drawers, each is fitted with stylized, turned handles. Listed in the Herman Miller Company Catalog as #5254.

    PROVENANCE:
    Purchased from Herman Miller Furniture Company through Allen Brothers Furniture Store, Sebring, Ohio, October 1935.


    More information about Gilbert Rohde, also known as Rohde, Gilbert, Gilbert Rohde.

    Condition Report*: Scratches to the top, slivers of missing veneer along the top edges and corners, light wear to the writing surface, the lot would benefit from wood conditioning, otherwise with surface wear indicative of use and age.
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    September, 2016
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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