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Greta Grossman Desk

$5,800Asking Price

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Greta Grossman designed desk for Glenn Furniture Company. Walnut case has been professionally refinished and the metal supports and legs remain in very good original condition. Desk is missing the interior pencil and file drawers.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.5 in. (72.39 cm)Width: 48 in. (121.92 cm)Length: 28.5 in. (72.39 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950s
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU81257137953

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About Greta Magnusson-Grossman (Designer)

Designer and architect Greta Magnusson-Grossman first gained fame in her native Sweden, where she established her store and workshop and became the first woman to receive a prize for furniture design from the Swedish Society of Industrial Design. In 1940, she married jazz musician Billy Grossman and moved to Los Angeles.


Upon her arrival in Southern California, she opened the Magnusson-Grossman Studio on Rodeo Drive and rapidly became popular among the Hollywood elite, including Greta Garbo and Gracie Allen. In addition to creating iconic furniture and lighting — like the Grasshopper series for Barker Bros. or the Cobra lamp for Ralph O. Smith — Magnusson-Grossman designed 14 homes in the Los Angeles area inspired by the Case Study Houses. Combining her Scandinavian roots with laid-back West Coast style, she became a notable contributor to California modernism.

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