Rudder dining table, model IN-20 | Wright

Wright-Rudder dining table, model IN-20

Estimated value: 10.000-15.000 US$

Auction:
Modernist 20 Century

Sales date: 2003-12-07

Location:
Chicago

Lot number: 146

Design

Isamu Noguchi
Manufacturer Herman Miller

Architonic id

4103276

Lacquered birch, steel, laminate
50"w x 35"d x 28"h
The rudder dining table was originally available in a birch or ebonized finish and a durable laminate top surface was available by special order. The client used this table as a desk for drafting and specified the rare hard surface top.
Literature:
Arts & Architecture, October 1952, pg. 41 illustrates this table in Henri Morgenroth's living room
Los Angeles Times Home Magazine, November 1952, pg. 14 illustrated
Provenance: Henri Morgenroth, Santa Barbara