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Lot 209
HARVEY PROBBER | "NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201
HARVEY PROBBER | "NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201
HARVEY PROBBER | "NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201
HARVEY PROBBER | "NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201
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Property from a Private Michigan Collection

HARVEY PROBBER | "NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Property from a Private Michigan Collection

HARVEY PROBBER | "NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:9,375USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Michigan Collection

HARVEY PROBBER

"NUCLEAR" COFFEE TABLE, MODEL NO. 201


circa 1949

comprising two semi-circular halves

mahogany

each marked 7 7 

configured as a circle: 14¼ in. (36.2 cm) high

47½ in. (120.6 cm) diameter

Condition Report

Overall in very good condition. The wood surfaces present with scattered scratches, minor surface indentations, and areas of minor discoloration, consistent with age and gentle use. Concentrated surface scuffing and nicks concentrated to the areas surrounding the feet, only visible upon close inspection. Minor evidence of dripping wood glue on undersides of both portions of table, not visible when upright. Comprises two semi-circular parts supported by four legs that can be arranged in an S-form or a round formation with the hole to the center. An Atomic-Age coffee table with fine organic lines and superbly figured wood. Individual parts measure 14 1/4 x 47 1/2 x 23 3/4 x in. (36.2 x 120.6 x 60.3 cm) each.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Historical Design, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2004

Literature

Todd Merrill and Julie V. Iovine, Modern Americana: Studio Furniture from High Craft to High Glam, New York, 2008, p. 191

Oscar P. Fitzgerald, American Furniture: 1650 to the Present, London, 2018, p. 501

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