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HOME : Recent Arrivals : Mid-Century 8.5ft Model 488 Mid-Century Sofa by Edward Wormley for Dunbar

Mid-Century 8.5ft Model 488 Mid-Century Sofa by Edward Wormley for Dunbar (MR15509)

Price: $6900


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Dunbar
Edward Wormley

Wormley has pioneered in a broad field of design, he was one of those unique designers who was sensitive to the interplay involved in selling modernism and still preserving the nostalgic touch of intimacy, warmth and detail. Wormley attended the Art Institute of Chicago in 1926. After attending there he worked for Marshall Field`s Design Studio in 1930, and then a year later he began working for Dunbar. His collaboration with Dunbar made him a household name for decades.

His first Dunbar chairs, produced in 1932, were reproductions of antique designs, but when they became popular Wormley augmented the set with new pieces to form a full line of furniture for almost every room in the house. He was given a contract under which he would produce two lines of furniture each year, one traditional and one modern. By 1944, however, the popularity of the modern line had eclipsed its counterpart and the traditional series was dropped. He opened his own office in New York a year later where he remained a consultant for Dunbar and contracted out his own designs. Wormley`s designs became a special mark of distinction and one can see the great care put into preserving the old with the new.
8.5ft Model 488 Mid-Century Sofa by Edward Wormley for Dunbar
Model 488


1960s


Dunbar sofa model 488, designed by Edward Wormley. Castors for ease in moving. Down filled cushions. Reupholstery recommended. Reupholstery available for additional charge.


100" W x 32"D x 27"H Arm height is 21.5".
Reupholstery recommended.
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