"MARSHMALLOW" SOFA | Sotheby´s

Sotheby´s-"MARSHMALLOW" SOFA

Estimated value: 12,000—18,000 US$

Reached Price : 18,000 US$

Auction:
20th Century Decorative Arts

Sales date: 2007-03-31

Location:
New York

Lot number: 251

Design

GEORGE NELSON ASS., designed by Irving Harper
Manufacturer Herman Miller 1956-1965

Architonic id

4107537

Painted steel, metal, latex foam and original upholstery
31 1/4 x 51 1/4 x 33 1/2 in. (79.4 x 130.2 x 85.1 cm)

Provenance:
Torrence M. Hunt, Pittsburgh, PA
Thence by descent

Literature and References:
Martin Eidelberg, ed., Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was, Montreal, 1991, pp. 308-309
Alexander von Vegesack, Peter Dunas, and Mathias Schwartz-Clauss, eds., 100 Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 1996, no. 79