Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller. 2 Tier Glass Lamp Table. Rare 2 tiered glass lamp table 3 tapered legs a deep circular notch on all the legs, about an inch from the bottom top with wood domed covered caps. Designed by Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller ca 1939.
Dimesions: 27" tall 22" diameter- top tier 20 dia. A September 1939 article in Furniture Age states A new line of tables made of glass withbases of a new plastic known as plexiglas which is 60 percent lighter than glass and does not show scratches. The article also says designed by Gilbert Rohde for the Valley Upholstering Co. Some time that summer The Herman Miller Furniture Company, who produced many of Rohdes furniture designs acquired the rights, as a July 1939 promotional piece states made by the Herman Miller Furniture Company.Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques.
While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. We will break it down for you upon end of sale in the invoice. These charges are the buyers responsibility.We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. Tags intact, not polished, altered, etc... Damaged items (and packaging material) must be retained for inspection by the carrier and a prompt return back to me I Sell mostly Antique and Vintage Items and it is impossible to describe all imperfections, scratches, scuffs, etc... Items with age typically display patina along with signs of use. Two 2-tier glass top circular lamp table. The item "Art Deco Gilbert Rohde for Herman Miller 2 Tier Glass Lamp Table" is in sale since Wednesday, June 01, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Art Deco". The seller is "wrestlergirls1" and is located in Martinez, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.