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Edward Wormley for Drexel Precedent Dresser, 1940's

$3,500

About the Item

Beautiful classic, mid-century dresser designed by Edward Wormley for Drexel for their Precedent furniture line in the 1940's. The dresser is made of ebonized elm with original solid brass hardware which has been newly polished. There are four long drawers on the bottom and two smaller drawers on the top. Stamped with Drexel mark on the top right inside drawer.
  • Creator:
    Drexel (Maker)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 32.5 in (82.55 cm)Width: 48 in (121.92 cm)Depth: 19 in (48.26 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Elm,Ebonized
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1940s
  • Condition:
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Recently ebonized. Light scratches on lower part of chest.
  • Seller Location:
    Pasadena, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1058828283742

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