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Edward Wormley Curved Back Side Chair for Dunbar

About the Item

A mahogany ebonized side chair by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, USA, c.1960s. The backrest has been newly caned with a newly upholstered seat cushion. Retains Dunbar brass label. Edward Wormley was a longtime director of design for the Dunbar furniture company and was one of the leading forces in bringing modern design into American homes in the mid-20th century. In the mid-1940s, Wormley guided Dunbar to devote their total production focus to modern furniture. His designs were included in the MoMA "Good Design" exhibitions of the 1950s besides Harry Bertoia, George Nelson, Charles & Ray Eames, among others. Dimensions 24" width x 21.5" depth x 33.75" height; 18.5" seat height. Condition Excellent restored condition with new upholstery and cane.
  • Creator:
    Dunbar Furniture (Manufacturer),Edward Wormley (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 33.75 in (85.73 cm)Width: 24 in (60.96 cm)Depth: 21.5 in (54.61 cm)Seat Height: 18.5 in (46.99 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960s
  • Condition:
    Rewoven. Reupholstered. Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent restored condition with new upholstery and cane.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1645239259752
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