"Rudder" dinette table, model IN-20

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443

Property from a Private Collection

"Rudder" dinette table, model IN-20

circa 1949
Birch-veneered wood, zinc-plated steel.
26 1/4 x 50 x 35 1/2 in. (66.7 x 127 x 90.2 cm)
Manufactured by The Herman Miller Furniture Company, Michigan.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Specialist, Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1265

  • Provenance

    Wright, Chicago, "Modern + Contemporary Design," March 28, 2006, lot 381

  • Literature

    "In the Showrooms, Report on an Improved Situation: The New Furniture," Interiors, March 1949, p. 132
    "Free form for Furniture," Architectural Forum, April 1949, p. 212
    Nancy Grove and Diane Botnick, The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924–1979: A Catalogue, New York, 1980, cat. no. 804
    Alexander von Vegesack, et al., eds., Isamu Noguchi, Sculptural Design, exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2001, pp. 121, 275

  • Catalogue Essay

    The design for the present table is listed as artwork number 804 in The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné.

443

Property from a Private Collection

"Rudder" dinette table, model IN-20

circa 1949
Birch-veneered wood, zinc-plated steel.
26 1/4 x 50 x 35 1/2 in. (66.7 x 127 x 90.2 cm)
Manufactured by The Herman Miller Furniture Company, Michigan.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Contact Specialist
Cordelia Lembo
Specialist, Head of Sale
+1 212 940 1265

Design Evening Sale

New York Auction 13 December 2016

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