Nelson miniature chest 6 drawer. Design George Nelson, 1952 Solid wood, laminate top, metal base & pulls Made by Herman Miller The simple joy of taking an idea into one's own hands and giving it proper form, that's exciting. George Nelson Japan had a profound effect on George Nelson. During his first trip to Tokyo in 1951 and several more that decade, Nelson became fascinated with all things Japanese.
That influence is evident in the 1952 design of his miniature chests. Reminiscent of tansu, cabinets with many small drawers used for storing a variety of items, the Nelson miniature chests provide wonderful little places to keep things. An interesting addition to nearly any room-whether at home or the office-these chests embody what Nelson appreciated most in Japanese design: a sense of fitness in the relationship between hand, material, use, and shape.
George Nelson Each drawer is hand-fitted by cabinetmakers to ensure proper alignment so the wood-on-wood glides work smoothly. Each model has a drawer with dividers to organize and store small items. True to the original design, the chest body and drawers in teak wood with laminate on the top surface and 4-star aluminum base.Chest with pedestal has adjustable glides. The item "Herman Miller Nelson Chest 6 Drawer with Pedestal Base, Retails for Over $3000" is in sale since Monday, November 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods & Styles\Mid-Century Modernism". The seller is "free_fisher" and is located in Edmonton, Alberta. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.