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Gilbert Rohde 'Paldao Group' Modular Bookcase System

About the Item

Rare 3-piece storage system, one of the earliest modular furniture designs, veneered in exotic Paldao burl door-fronts and figured Paldao sides. The dark stain finish is original and beautiful, with a rich rosewood color. The drop-down secretary door is set with an elegantly cast brass knob, and opens to a hidden desk with fitted drawers and cubbies. Works beautifully as a large storage wall, but units can be purchased individually for smaller spaces. Priced per cabinet
  • Creator:
    Gilbert Rohde (Designer),Herman Miller (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 42 in (106.68 cm)Width: 40 in (101.6 cm)Depth: 17 in (43.18 cm)
  • Style:
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1940
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. All original finish, with great color. Minor light scratches and indentations to wood. Some touchups and finish eventing, particularly to interior desk area.
  • Seller Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: Modest Designs1stDibs: LU800227225852
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