Offered by: Lobel Modern, Inc.
NYDC, 200 Lexington Ave., Suite 915 New York City, NY 10016 , United States Call Seller 212.242.9075


Edward Wormley for Dunbar Pair of Iconic Lounge Chairs in Laminated Ash 1954

$ 12,000
  • Description
    Pair of masterfully crafted lounge chairs model 5480 in laminated ash with caned back and brass sabots by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, American 1954. These chairs are a tour de force of design. One of the first pieces made of laminated wood, this design stretched the mechanical capabilities of the master woodworkers making Wormley’s pieces. The tapering legs and brass sabot make them incredibly sexy.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (exact item)
    Notes: Dunbar Black and White Book Catalog published in 1956, this model is shown on page 44 as “5480 Chair” with technical specs on page 183.
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Ash, Cane, Brass, Fabric - Handcrafted
    Condition: Good. Condition: Excellent - newly reupholstered.
    Creation Date: 1954
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Studio Craft, Collectible Design, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: loungechairs216
    Incollect Reference #: 678729
  • Dimensions
    W. 24.5 in; H. 32.5 in; D. 22 in;
    W. 62.23 cm; H. 82.55 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
    Seat H. 19 in; Arm H. 25.5 in;
    Seat H. 48.26 cm; Arm H. 64.77 cm;
Message from Seller:

Lobel Modern was established by Evan Lobel in NYC in 1998 to promote important 20th century designers whose originality and exceptional craftsmanship and materials transformed their works into art. The gallery showcases period furniture, lighting, art, and decorative arts. Lobel Modern takes the condition of their inventory very seriously. If a work is not in original immaculate condition then it is restored by hand to the highest possible standards by Lobel Modern's artisans.

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