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American, 1907–1995, Chicago, Illinois, based in New York, New York
A leading American furniture designer for over four decades, Edward J Wormley (1907-1995) possessed a personal flair for embracing modern trends without a total departure from historical influences. His ability to combine the finest materials with outstanding craftsmanship became the cornerstone of his design statement. Wormley’s significant, personal contribution to modern design has earned him a position along side his noted contemporaries: Harry Bertoia, Charles Eames, George Nelson, Jens Risom, and Eero Sarrinen.
Sculptural Sofa for Dunbar, Model 486, ca. 1961
Lacquered Mahogany, Holland & Sherry Boiled Wool, Edelman Cashmere Calf Dunbar
29.5 x 85 x 29 inches
Sculptural Sofa, c. 1950s
28 H x 86 W x 29 D inches