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Walter Von Nessen
A RARE SIDE TABLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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40
Walter Von Nessen
A RARE SIDE TABLE
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important 20th Century Design

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New York

Walter Von Nessen
A RARE SIDE TABLE

aluminum and bakelite


18 1/2 x 15 1/8 x 15 in. (47 x 38.4 x 38.1 cm)
ca. 1930
produced by Nessen Studios, New York
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Literature

R. L. Leonard and C. A. Glassgold, eds., Annual of American Design, New York, 1930, p. 68
Karen Davies, At Home in Manhattan:  Modern Decorative Arts:  1925 to the Depression, New Haven, 1983, p. 111
J. Stewart Johnson, American Modern 1925-1940:  Design for a New Age, New York, 2000, p. 91

Catalogue Note

One of two iconic table designs presented by Von Nessen in the 1931 exhibition of the American Union of Decorative Artists and Craftsmen (AUDAC) at the Brooklyn Museum, another example of the model is in the permanent collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Important 20th Century Design

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New York