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    Sale 5040

    Modernism from a California Collection

    18 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

    COLLECTION OF DESK ARCHITECTURE

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    AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
    COLLECTION OF DESK ARCHITECTURE
    circa 1935-60, to include an aluminium desk lamp, circa 1940, three 1950s ebonised plywood letter trays, designed by Florence Knoll, a Jens Risom two-tier letter tray, two glass dishes, a modernist Parker Pen Company desk pen set; a letter opener, and two aluminium cabinets with sliding paper trays, circa 1935
    cabinets 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) height (11)


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