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Sculpted Armoire Cabinet by John Kapel for Glenn of California, 1960s, Signed

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This beautiful Mid-Century Modern walnut armoire cabinet was designed by John Kapel for Glenn of California. Designed and produced in the 1960s, this example is signed with a Glenn of California medallion in one drawer. This beautiful bedroom wardrobe cabinet features nicely grained walnut contrasted with black trim and plinth base, signature softly sculpted handles, which open to reveal a hinged mirror with additional hidden storage behind, several cubby spaces for storage and three pull out drawers. Glenn of California was at the forefront of a new West Coast modernist design movement from the late 1940s through the 1960s. Other notable designers who designed for Glenn of California include Greta Magnusson-Grossman, Milo Baughman, Paul Laszlo, Stanley Young, and Kipp Stewart. Consider using this classic Mid-Century Modern armoire cabinet by John Kappel for Glenn of California in a Mid-Century Modern or Postmodern home, also consider for a traditional, classical or contemporary home or office. Also consider mixing it up in a traditional, transitional, classical or Art Deco room with a splash of juxtaposition. Would also be an apt choice in a commercial project such as a hotel lobby lounge or members club, creative design studio or high-rise executive office. Works great as a chest of drawers with vanity mirror, a Gentleman's highboy cabinet or Lady's lingerie and jewelry dresser. MEASUREMENTS: H 44.25" x W 42" x D 16" CONDITION: Excellent vintage condition with very light age and patina. Ready for immediate use.
  • Creator:
    John Kapel (Designer),Glenn of California (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 44.25 in (112.4 cm)Width: 42 in (106.68 cm)Depth: 16 in (40.64 cm)
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1960s
  • Condition:
    Excellent vintage condition with only very light patina. Very attractive, sturdy and ready for immediate use.
  • Seller Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1330235243342
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