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Gilbert Rohde

American  [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era.

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Gilbert Rohde Dining Table and Eight Chairs

A rare completely refinished and reupholstered 1931 Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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dining table and eight chairs. The table is from the line known as “Rohde Contemporary Furniture”. The chairs known as the 2700 Bentwood Chair remained in the line for 22 years, a testimony to its comfort and eye appeal. The table is 54” long x 36” wide x 30” high and extends by 27” with the three leaves inserted (two leaves are 10” wide each and one is 7” wide and they can be used individually). Each chair is 32” high x 17” wide and 20” deep. Seat height is 18 ½”.

Gilbert Rohde 1933 Worlds Fair Vanity for Herman Miller

This American art deco vanity chest was designed by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 - 1944) for the Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan and a similar example was shown at the 1933 Chicago World’s fair in the Design for Living house. The cabinet is constructed of American ash and mahogany veneers with brushed chrome pulls. It has has two drawers on the left, a drop down door in the center and a swing out door on the right. A glass shelf on wood planks secured by three brushed chrome knobs sits atop the right hand section. One drawer contains Rohde’s 1933 World's Fair tag. The piece is from Rohde’s 3319 group and is 50" wide, 15 ½" deep and 23" high.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Coffee Table

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894-1944) designed this rare and at the time avant garde American Art Deco coffee table in 1939. A September 1939 article in Furniture Age states “A new line of tables made of glass with…bases of a new plastic known as “plexiglas” which is 60 percent lighter than glass and does not show scratches”. The article also says “designed by Gilbert Rohde for the Valley Upholstering Co. , New York”. Some time that summer The Herman Miller Furniture Company, who produced many of Rohde’s furniture designs acquired the rights, as a July 1939 promotional piece states “made by the Herman Miller Furniture Company”. The World War II need for brass and Lucite ensured a very limited production run. The table is in excellent vintage condition and is 34” in diameter and is 17 1/8” high.

Gilbert Rohde American East Indian Laurel Art Deco Console Dining Table

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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designed this American art deco console dining table in 1934 for the Herman Miller Furniture Company. It is number 3435 from his East Indian Laurel group, (named for the rare south Asian veneers used in construction). The console is linked at the base with three chrome steel bars and has a top that slides and flips to make small dining table. It is 28” high 56” long and 16” deep (32” when the top is flipped ). The wood has been refinished, the chrome replated and all is in excellent condition.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Cabinet or Chest

This American art deco cabinet was designed by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 - 1944) for the Herman Miller Furniture Company, and a similar example was shown at the 1933 Chicago World’s fair in the Design for Living house. The cabinet is constructed of American ash and mahogany veneers with brushed chrome pulls. It has has two drawers on the left, a drop down door in the center and a swing out door on the right. A glass shelf on wood planks secured by three brushed chrome knobs sits atop the right hand section. One drawer contains Rohde’s 1933 World's Fair tag. The piece is from Rohde’s 3319 group and is 50" wide, 15 ½" deep and 23" high.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Paldao Group Dining Table

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 – 1944) designed this sculptural and advanced form dining table for the Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan.  The table is from the Paldao Group introduced in the Fall of 1940.  The table top is of Paldao veneers (Paldao is a Philippine hard wood) with an inlaid “sine” curve of lighter wood.  The table top opens in the center to introduce two matching leaves.  The top is finished in a natural color Rohde named “Beaver”.  Faceted legs in a darker stain slant inward from each corner to a base of “Leather Cloth” (specified by Rohde to be “Ashers Boretz # 302 – Brown) held in place by 5/16” antique brass tacks.  The rounded corners and gently undulating sides and ends on the top and base mark the first introduction of biomorphic design in American furniture.  The table is 40” wide, 68” long (96” long when the two 14” leaves are inserted) and 29 ¾” high. The table is completely restored and in showroom condition.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco East India Laurel Sofa Side Table

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 -1944) designed this rare sofa side table for the Herman Miller Furniture Company in 1934.  Constructed with East India laurel veneers and chrome plated steel, the asymmetrical base is unique in Rohde’s work and only repeated in a similar table with integral lamp.  The table, known as number 3549 in Herman Miller’s 1939 catalog, was numbered 135491 in a Herman Miller 1936 promotion piece titled Authentic Style Book of Modern Furniture.  The table is 30” long, 13” wide and 20 ½” high.   AF184

Gilbert Rohde bedroom Set for Cavalier

This five piece set of American art deco bedroom furniture was designed by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1844 - 1944) for the Cavalier Furniture company, Chattanooga Tennessee in the 1930’s.  The set consist of a tall dresser (48” high, 38” wide, 20” deep), a lower dresser (34” high, 50” wide, 20” deep), a vanity (66 ½ ” high, 53” wide, 15” deep), a vanity stool (  16” high, 20” wide )  a night stand (26” high, 15” wide, 15” deep) an a mirror which hangs over the low dresser (15 “diameter). The tall dresser has  3 drawers topped with a fold – down desk. The set is constructed of mahogany veneers and has brass handles  and fittings.

Gilbert Rohde PALDAO GROUP American Art Deco Round Coffee Table

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894-1944) designed this three foot in diameter coffee table for the Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, where it was offered as their No. 4121 Coffee Table in the supplement to their Fall 1940 catalog.  The table top is veneered in quarter book matched acacia burl (also called myrtle burl).  The edges are veneered in Paldao wood from the Philippines.  Rohde specified that the leather cloth legs should be “covered with Ashers Boretz # 302 brown - tacked with 5/16” antique brass tacks – heads close together”.  The table is 36” in diameter, 15” high and is in exceptional original condition.

GILBERT ROHDE American Art Deco East Indian Laurel Sideboard

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 – 1944) designed this iconic three door sideboard for the Herman Miller Furniture Company in 1934.  Clad in exotic veneers of East Indian Laurel, the cabinet has door pulls of semi-circular chrome plated steel and ebonized wood.  The interior compartments, in blond wood, feature a shelf and various sized drawers.  Known as Number 3435, the chest is 48” long, 15” deep and 30” high.  It is pictured in Herman Miller 1939 Catalog, Gilbert Rohde Modern Design by Leslie Pina and in Gilbert Rohde, Modern Design for Modern Living, by Phyllis Ross.  It is pictured with its matching three level bookshelf which is also available (AF 135)  but sold separately.

GILBERT ROHDE American Art Deco East Indian Laurel Bookshelf

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 – 1944) designed this rare three level bookshelf for the Herman Miller Furniture Company in 1934.  The three levels of East Indian Laurel veneer are connected by two columns of chrome plated steel.  The base is ebonized wood.  Known as number 3454 the bookshelf is 54” long, 15” deep and 30” high.  It is pictured in Herman Miller, 1939 Catalog, Gilbert Rohde Modern Design by Leslie Pina and in Gilbert Rohde, Modern Design for Modern Living, by Phillis Ross.  It is also pictured here with its matching three door sideboard listed above and sold separately.

Gilbert Rohde Adjustable Recliner Lounge Chair

We call this a “very” chair; very rare, very beautiful and very comfortable. This stunning American art deco adjustable lounge chair was designed by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1886 – 1958) for the Troy Sunshade Company in the 1930’s. The back adjusts to four positions by pressing down on a flat band chrome bar. The tubular chrome frame supports an ivory vinyl seat cushion with black piping. The three lobed back cushions, also in ivory vinyl with black piping, attach to the frame across the top tubular chrome bar. The frame swoops around from under the seat to form the arms which are also covered in ivory vinyl with black trim. The chair, which measures 25 ½” wide x 39” deep and 33” high (46” deep, 28” high when reclined), is in very good original condition and ready to add style and comfort to any room.

Gilbert Rohde Floor Lamp

This very rare floor lamp or torchiere was designed by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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ca 1933 for the mutual sunset lamp company. It is shown in a Herman Miller brochure ca 1934 “20th Century Modern Furniture Designed by Gilbert Rohde”. The lamp is shown four times in the brochure. It is also shown in the 1935 studio year book. The lamp has a round weighted chrome foot and a brass shaft. A chrome upper portion with a curved top is extendable to raise the lamp from 57” to 84”. A small ring collar with a knob allows the ascent or descent to be arrested by friction. The head of the lamp with its counter-balance ball rotates up to become a torchiere or down for a reading light, it also swivels left or right. The base is 11” in diameter, the shade is 9” in diameter.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Torchiere Floor Lamp

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 - 1944) designed this torchiere floor lamp in the late 1930’s for Mutual Sunset Lamp Company, Brooklyn, New York. The lamp in copper and maroon enamel features a triple shade in copper with a copper support atop a maroon enamel shaft. The shaft rests on a domed fitting on a maroon enamel base with four cooper feet. The lamp is marked on the base “MSLC” (Mutual Sunset Lamp Company) and “3489” (the model number). The fixture is 68” tall, is in great original condition and has been rewired.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Table Lamp

Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894-1944) designed this American art deco table lamp for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company, Brooklyn, New York in the 1930’s. The square base has three sections divided by an indented line. On each side of the center brass shaft clear one inch diameter glass tubes catch the light from the original milk glass diffuser. All the metal parts are made of polished brass. The lamp is marked on the bottom “MSLC” (Mutual Sunset Lamp Company) and “4060” (the model number). We recently had a pair of the same design in brushed nickel with the number “4600”...The difference being the type of metal. The lamp is 23 ½” tall and is in excellent condition. The shade is not original to the lamp.

Pair of Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Table Lamps with Glass Bases

This pair of American art deco table lamps was designed  by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1894 - 1944) for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company, Brooklyn, New York in the 1930’s. A four inch square base holds a vertical shaft and circle, all in brushed nickel. The base is horizontally divided  in three parts...the 1930’s speed motif.  On each side of the central shaft clear one inch diameter solid clear glass tubes catch the light from the original milk glass diffuser. The beige linen type shades are new and the lamps have been rewired. The lamps are 23 ½ “ tall and are in excellent original condition. Each lamp is marked “MSLC” (Mutual Sunset lamp company) and “4600” (the model number)   

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Clock with Air Guide

This rare American art deco Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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clock with thermometer and humidity gauge is an unusual pre production example of Herman Miller’s Model 6381 first listed in their 1937 Catalog.  In contrast to the production model, it is identified as Herman Miller on the clock face rather than on a metal tag on the bottom.  The lacquered wood feet considerably smaller in diameter than in the production model. The clock has the brushed steel face, macassar ebony case and three “speed” bars as found on the regular production model.  The clock is 5 ¾” high, 10” wide and 2 ¼” deep.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Burlwood Clock

A superb American art deco electric clock designed by Gilbert RohdeGilbert Rohde
American [1894 - 1944] 

Gilbert Rohde was one of the pioneers of American Modern design. Starting in the late 1920's, Rohde designed furniture for clients and his own furniture retailed by others. In 1930 he designed a line of furniture for Heywood Wakefield and beginning in 1930 until 1944 he designed for Herman Miller Company, using a variety of new materials and techniques. While Rohde designed for several other furniture manufacturers his work for Herman Miller remains his best work and some of the best work of the period. Rohde's designs for clocks for the Herman Miller Company and lamps for the Mutual Sunset Lamp Company are classics of the Art Deco era. ***We are actively buying Gilbert Rohde furniture as well as other top designers and art deco furniture from the period.  Please contact us if you are wishing to sell.*** Contact Us: (305) 442-8743 artdeco@ModernismGallery.com
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(1896 – 1944) for the Herman Miller Company in 1933.  The case is in Maidou burl veneer with white face, black hands, red second hand and three “speed” stripes.  The clock is Number 4082-B in the company literature and was in the 1933 and 1937 catalogs and also in the special catalog for the 1934 Chicago World’s Fair.  The face is marked “Herman Miller Clock Co., Zeeland, Mich, USA”.  The clock is 13” wide x 6 ¾” high and 2 ½” deep.

Gilbert Rohde American Art Deco Clock for the Herman Miller Company

Gilbert Rhode (1886 - 1958) designed this American art deco clock for the Herman Miller Company in the mid 1930s. The clock features a stepped chrome base, chrome frame and skyscraper hands. The clock is 6 and 1/2" tall, is in working condition and keeps excellent time.

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