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George Nelson & Assoc. Action Office storage system

George Nelson & Assoc. Action Office storage system, Herman Miller, c.1965, aluminum, enameled aluminum, enameled steel, laminate, rubber, fabric and plastic. Features two uprights, one wall panel, a desktop with sliding drawer, and two cabinets with roll-top doors, one with a light fixture, “Herman Miller” decal under desk, 81 in. h. by 49 in. w. by 30 1/2 in., $4,375.

Modern American mid-century furniture continues to get high prices and attract collectors. A recent Wright auction in Chicago included the designs of George Nelson (1908–1986). A 1955 Comprehensive Storage System by Nelson brought the third highest price at $8,450. Nelson’s goal was to make storage efficient and aesthetically pleasing at the same time. That was […]
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