20th Century Modern Furniture and Accessories

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[SOLD] BSC Double Dressers and Suspended Vanity by George Nelson for Herman Miller

United States, circa 1952 Part of the basic storage components that George Nelson designed for Herman Miller in 1952, this extraordinary set comprises two dressers in a warm walnut on either side of a suspended vanity. Each 34-inch-wide dresser contains four […]

[SOLD] BSC Dresser/ Cabinet by George Nelson for Herman Miller

United States, circa 1952 George Nelson designed this chest or cabinet, model #4621, as part of Herman Miller’s modular basic storage components. The warm walnut case features five drawers and a cabinet with two adjustable shelves — all set with […]

[SOLD] CSS Storage System by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This Comprehensive Storage System by George Nelson includes four posts that supports the various shelving components, which include a large cabinet with sliding black doors, a small cabinet with sliding wood doors, and numerous shelves. Most shelves are […]

[SOLD] Early Thin Edge Eight-Drawer Rosewood Dresser by George Nelson for Herman Miller

United States, 1955 This beautiful chest of drawers, designed in 1952 by George Nelson and manufactured by Herman Miller in 1955, showcases a stunning rosewood grain and the original white porcelain pulls. Its especially thin-edged case sits on tapered aluminium […]

[SOLD] Early Thin Edge Ten-Drawer Rosewood Dresser by George Nelson for Herman Miller

United States, 1955 This beautiful chest of drawers, designed in 1952 by George Nelson and manufactured by Herman Miller in 1955, showcases a stunning rosewood grain and the original white porcelain pulls. Its especially thin-edged case sits on tapered aluminium […]

Open-Arm Ebonized Lounge Chair by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, this rare armchair, model 4774, features an open ebonized birch frame. Its strong rectangular lines contrast with the angled cushioning of the seat and back. The chair has been expertly refinished […]

[SOLD] Jewelry Chest by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This excellent example of Nelson’s jewelry cabinet is in all-original condition with rosewood drawer fronts and a lacquered door, concealing a marbleized paper interior. The base was separate from the chest, but they are from the same time […]

Oak Modular Storage Unit with Table by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s George Nelson designed this handsome modular unit for Herman Miller. It comprises a set of drawers, a cabinet, a bookcase hutch, and a table whose top lifts to reveal extra divided storage space. Made of comb-grain oak, the […]

[SOLD] Rare Kangaroo Chair by George Nelson

USA, 1956 One of George Nelson’s rarest chairs, the kangaroo chair was only produced for a few years in very limited numbers. This example has been beautifully restored in two-tone upholstery.

[SOLD] Walnut Rolltop Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1963 This Action Office desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller features a walnut roll-top over a laminate desk surface and aluminum frame, four shallow wood-front drawers, painted sides, and metal dividers for files at the back of desk […]

[SOLD] Leather Marshmallow Sofa by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 2001 Designed by George Nelson and Irvining Harper and manufactured by Herman Miller, the iconic Marshmallow Sofa was first introduced in 1956 and has remained a staple of modern design. This cheerful example is upholstered aubergine leather.

[SOLD] CSS Storage System by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960s This Comprehensive Storage System by George Nelson features one cabinet with sliding doors, one secretary cabinet, four short shelves, and four long shelves.

[SOLD] Nightstand by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960s This nightstand by George Nelson for Herman Miller is constructed of an enameled steel frame with a wood shelf and a wood-front drawer. The drawer features three small compartments and the original manufacturer’s label.

[SOLD] Nightstand by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This nightstand by George Nelson for Herman Miller is constructed of an enameled steel frame with a glass top and a painted black drawer. The drawer features the original manufacturer’s label.

[SOLD] Extra Long Sofa Model 0693 by George Nelson

USA, 1950s This Model 0693 sofa designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller features a single bank seat cushion which can easily accommodate 4 or more people. The chenille type fabric is in excellent condition.

Walnut Side Table with Planters by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s George Nelson designed this uniquely functional side table, model 4745, for Herman Miller. Constructed of walnut with ebonzied block legs, it houses two square copper planting boxes with wooden covers for flexible arrangements, A glass top over a […]

[SOLD] Executive Desk with Rosewood Top by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960s This impressive desk was designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller. It is composed of a stunning rosewood top that is set against black painted drawer units and legs. The left drawer unit features a shallow top drawer […]

[SOLD] Ebonized Slat Bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This iconic slat bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller can serve as either seating or as a coffee table.

[SOLD] Large Walnut Dresser by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, this walnut dresser features satin chrome J-shaped drawer pulls and rare tapered satin chrome legs. Four of the eight drawers are slightly larger than the others, giving the dresser an attractive […]

[SOLD] Pair of Nightstands by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This pair of night tables, designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, is constructed of walnut and features satin chrome J-shaped drawer pulls and rare satin chrome tapered legs. Each nightstand features one drawer above an open storage […]

[SOLD] Pair of Small Walnut Dressers by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, these walnut dressers feature satin chrome J-shaped drawer pulls and rare satin chrome tapered legs. The upper drawer of each is divided into six compartments. A corresponding larger dresser also available.

[SOLD] Chest by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This chest cabinet by George Nelson, model 4620 from Herman Miller’s Basic Cabinet Series, features five drawers with dividers in the first and third drawers.

[SOLD] Chest Cabinet by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This chest cabinet by George Nelson, from Herman Miller’s Basic Storage Components, features five drawers and one cabinet with two adjustable shelves. A corresponding five-drawer chest is also available.

[SOLD] George Nelson CSS Comprehensive Storage System for Herman Miller

USA, 1960s This CSS has a very useful configuration for function and storage. With a desk in the center flanked by roomy drawers including a file drawer, sliding door closed cabinet with lighting underneath, vertical fie storage, another closed cabinet […]

[SOLD] Rare Hairpin Leg Side Table with Planters by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This small hairpin leg side table is unique and functional, with two copper planting boxes and a large drawer.

Cabinet by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This cabinet was designed by George Nelson as part of Herman Miller’s basic cabinet series. It features four drawers and one cabinet that opens to reveal two shelves. The cabinet sits atop rectangular ebonized wood legs and features […]

[SOLD]Dresser by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This dresser was designed by George Nelson as part of Herman Miller’s basic cabinet series. It features four drawers with curved chrome-plated drawer pulls, and it sits atop rectangular ebonized wood legs.

Rosewood Action Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960’s Classic modern design meets natural beauty in this Action Desk by George Nelson. Its striking rosewood top is trimmed with black rubber and sits atop an aluminum base. The desk features one inconspicuous drawer with two compartments.

L Shaped Desk and Credenza by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960’s This large stately desk features a wall credenza with multiple shelves and drawers. Working lights are in the upper portion of the credenza. One large file drawer. Desk size is 65″L x 29.5″D x 29″H.

Gateleg Dining Table by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This drop-leaf table is both beautiful and functional. Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, it can serve many purposes and was meant to coordinate with other Nelson furniture. This table could serve as a console table when […]

[SOLD] L Shaped Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This beautiful George Nelson Executive Desk features a rectangular writing surface with a caning modesty panel over one small drawer and one file drawer, and a return cabinet with dark gray sliding doors which open to reveal another […]

[SOLD] Ebonized Birch Side Chairs by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s George Nelson designed his angular side chair, model #4668, for use at the dining table or work desk. The chair contrasts an ebonized birch frame with a comfortable seat and backrest upholstered in a soft green. Two available.

[SOLD]Dresser Set with Vanity by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This beautiful modular unit is comprised of two dressers, one with a side cabinet, with a vanity with lifting mirror in between. Dressers can be on either side. Lighted vanity interior includes two organizer trays. Dimensions of individual […]

Steelframe Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This classic Herman Miller steelframe desk was designed by George Nelson in the 1950’s.

L Shaped Desk and Credenza by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960’s This large stately desk features a wall credenza with multiple shelves and drawers. One large file drawer.

Action Office Roll Top Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960’s This Action Office desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller features a walnut roll-top over a laminate desk surface and aluminum frame, four shallow wood-front drawers, painted sides, and metal dividers for files at the back of desk […]

Marshmallow Sofa by George Nelson for Herman Miller

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Steelframe Table Lounge Unit by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This modular table and lounge chair unit is comprised of two lounge chairs and one table panel which are completely interchangeable. The table portion is 24″D x 13.5″H and the two chairs have removable cushions to allow the […]

6′ Steelframe Table Unit by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This table is part of the Steelframe Series. Matching Table Lounge Unit and Armchair also available.

Open Arm Easy Chair by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950’s This armchair has the same original textile as the Table Lounge Unit we have listed. In excellent condition with new foam. Matching coffee table and Table Lounge Unit also available.

[SOLD]Set of Four Dining Chairs by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This set of 4 dining chairs by George Nelson for Herman Miller have been newly re-upholstered in Knoll cuddlecloth textile in Moss green. Ebonized wooden frames.

Walnut Nightstand by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s Walnut nightstand with open compartment and one drawer standing on rectangular black legs.

Steve & Kara

Whenever we have needed furniture or lighting we have visited Machine Age. It houses the best collection of mid-century designer furniture in Boston. We enjoy every piece that we have purchased year after year. The quality, craftsmanship and restoration of […]

Alicia & Michael

Everything in our home suggests some aspect of our story: the studio itself, which Michael designed fifteen years ago; the antiques from Alicia’s childhood; the artwork we’ve traded for or picked up on our travels. The pieces we’ve acquired from […]

[SOLD] Executive Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1950s This walnut Executive Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller features a rectangular top over a return with drawers and doors, stainless steel legs with chrome finish, rattan privacy panel.

Action Office 1 Desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960’s Introduced in 1964, this Action Office desk by George Nelson for Herman Miller features an aluminum frame supporting a laminated work surface with lift-top at back. With file storage and semi-soft surface for use with push pins and […]

[SOLD] 72″ Slat Bench by George Nelson for Herman Miller

USA, 1960s Beautiful Herman Miller bench in all-original condition.

Residence in Newton, MA by Lawton Design Studio

Inspired by President Logan’s retro retreat in the hit TV series “24”, this interior remodel evokes an updated mid-century modern style. The open layout and floor to ceiling windows take advantage of the beautifully wooded site and allow for ample […]

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