Conceived by the renown furniture designer John Stuart for Johnson Furniture Company. Stuart started John Stuart, Inc. in 1934 with his partners Herbert M. Rothschild and Herman S. Gelbin. Stuart also owned the famous John Widdicomb Company. The Stuart showroom became one of the premier Modern Show rooms in the world showing Scandinavian designs. It was the only air-conditioned showroom in NYC in 1940. Stuart worked with Johnson Furniture Company who produced only expensive items for its wealthy clientele. Johnson Furniture employed several prolific designers of time, to include Paul Frankl, Renzo Rutili, Bert England. Clearly John Stuart was part of the design elite responsible for creating some of the most desired and collected furniture items from the mid century modern movementHeight 29 ½ in. Width 75 in. Depth 20 in.
Inventory Number: Com 53
The rectangular top with a carved edge over two drawers and two cupboard doors with a carved central motif, flanked by three figures over a carved base all ending on carved paw feet.Height 45 in. Width 57 in. Depth 19 in.
Inventory Number: Cre16
The rectangular moulded top above two short panelled drawers with knob handles, and a pair of doors with rosette-carved handles, flanked by figural supports and column supports, with moulded plinth, all resting on paw feet.Height 41 in. Width 58 in. Depth 24 in.
Inventory Number: Cre14
Height 35 in. Width 57 ½ in. Depth 25 in.
Inventory Number: ArBu6
Jacob Kaufman Maitre 1770
With a shaped rectangular marble top over two cupboard doors opening to a shelfed interior all resting on bracket feet. With marquetry inlaid throughout and bronze mounts.Height 38 in. Width 65 in. Depth 22 in.
Inventory Number: Cab41