Rare Edward Wormley Open Frame Lit Shelf Room Divider for Dunbar

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Outstanding and rare shelving unit designed by Edward Wormley for Dunbar in mahogany with brass hardware. This amazing piece is the perfect mixture of elegance and Industrial engineering. The six graduated adjustable shelves are lit by a three socket incandescent lighting system concealed under the top of the frame. Groves fashioned into the underside keep the shelves in place. Industrial tension wires and brass poles are used for balance and support as well as design.
Details
Creator
Dunbar (Manufacturer), 
Edward Wormley (Designer)
Of the Period
American Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1954
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Other   Brass
Mahogany
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
76.5 in. H x 48 in. W x 16.75 in. D
194 cm H x 122 cm W x 43 cm D
Dealer Location
Los Angeles, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU81762376932
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