375 Fairfield Ave., Bldg 1 Stamford, CT 06902 , United States Call Seller 203.274.5130 Showrooms

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650 West Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

American Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Dresser / Sideboard by Harvey Probber 1960s

$ 6,500
  • Description
    American Mid-Century Modern Rosewood Dresser / Sideboard by Harvey Probber 1960s
    Harvey Probber Dresser in Rosewood and Ebonized Mahogany United States c. 1960's. Six drawer dresser in rosewood and ebonized mahogany with brass feet and brass and ebonized mahogany pulls. Wonderfully refinished.

    Rosewood, Ebonized Mahogany, Glass, Brass
    United States, 1960s

    Harvey Probber (1922-2003), a design autodidact in a profession largely dominated by formal architectural training, began his creative career at age 16 when he designed a sofa. Eventually, he established a workshop, Harvey Probber Inc., in Brooklyn, later moving his operations to Massachusetts.

    An astute observer, Probber realized that the nature of post-WWII American indoor life had fundamentally changed: rooms no longer had strictly assigned functions, and the new open plan interior demanded furnishings of greater flexibility. Probber, with his finger on the pulse of the times, responded in 1944 with the invention of modular seating; no mean accomplishment for one not given to academic posturing.

    Despite his lack of formal training, Probber lead an active and original creative life, as displayed through his renderings of interiors, and the witty caricatures he drew throughout his life of "chairs as people," which served to keep his creative mind in shape.

    31.5H x 76W x 20D


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  • More Information
    Documentation: Makers Label/Invoice
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Condition: Good. Newly refinished.
    Creation Date: 1960
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Mid Century
    Dealer Reference #: 463-26
    Incollect Reference #: 632295
  • Dimensions
    W. 76 in; H. 31.5 in; D. 20 in;
    W. 193.04 cm; H. 80.01 cm; D. 50.8 cm;
Message from Seller:

GREENWICH LIVING DESIGN (est. 1975) is an Antique and 20th Century Art & Design Gallery located in Stamford, CT for over 30 years. Our gallery carries rare and important design objects by both iconic and lesser-known designers from the 18th to the 20th Century – with a focus on 20th Century French design. Recent installations feature Pierre Jeanneret, Maison Jansen, Gio Ponti, Phillip & Kelvin LaVerne, Warren Platner, Ueli Berger, Massimo Vignelli, and many more.

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