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Frank Lloyd Wright,
Desk for Johnson Wax

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Price $8,000

This 'Johnson Wax 1' desk was originally designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1936 for the S.C. Johnson Company's Administrative Building in Racine, Wisconcin. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation gave Cassina the right to produce it in 1985 (it is no longer manufactured). This particular desk is marked Cassina #0147, Frank Lloyd Wright. It has three cherry wood tops positioned at different heights and a 'brick red' painted tubular steel frame. It includes two drawers and a removable waste basket and two storage racks. It also has polished brass accents. The desk top is 30"H (26"H to bottom shelf).

CREATOR: Cassina (Manufacturer), Frank Lloyd Wright (Designer)
OF THE PERIOD: Art Deco
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1930s
PERIOD: 1930-1939
MATERIALS NOTES: cherry wood tops, tubular steel frame, solid brass accents
HEIGHT: 34 in. (86 cm)
WIDTH: 7 ft. (213 cm)
DEPTH: 38 in. (97 cm)

 
                                                                                  
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