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Rare Mid Century Modern Walnut Dresser by Edward Wormley for Dunbar, c1950s

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Behold an exceptional treasure of design history, a vintage mid-century modern walnut dresser crafted by the iconic Edward Wormley for Dunbar, circa 1950s. This exquisite piece is an extraordinary find, seldom seen on the market and coveted by collectors and design enthusiasts alike. It boasts generous dimensions of approximately 64"W x 18"D x 34"H, providing ample storage and surface area. The dresser has undergone a meticulous professional refinish, enhancing the deep, rich tones of the walnut and restoring its original splendor. What sets this dresser apart is its distinctive sculptural base, perched on original casters, that bestows an air of elegance and finesse upon the piece. It is a testament to the quality and craftsmanship that are hallmarks of Wormley's designs and Dunbar's manufacturing legacy. Edward Wormley (1907-1995) was a defining voice in mid-century modern furniture design, seamlessly merging European and Scandinavian design elements with the American aesthetic. His work is celebrated for its beauty, functionality, and use of high-quality materials. Dunbar, the manufacturer, became synonymous with high-end, modern furniture that appealed to the sensibilities of the post-war era and has remained a prestigious name in the furniture industry. Retaining the original Dunbar label, this dresser is not just a piece of furniture but a slice of design heritage. It would blend seamlessly with a range of interior styles, from the sleek lines of modernist decor to the eclectic mix of a contemporary space. Ideal for high-end bedrooms, luxury boutique dressing rooms, or as a statement piece in a refined office, its timeless elegance and superior quality make it a versatile choice for any upscale interior. This Wormley for Dunbar dresser is more than a functional item; it's a collector's piece that embodies the sophistication and craftsmanship of mid-century modern design, waiting to grace the finest of homes with its presence.
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