John Van Koert Mid-Century Tall Dresser
Quality craftsmanship and materials in
this Mid-Century Modern highboy dresser designed by John Van Koert for
Drexel Furniture. All wood construction solid oak secondary woods and
dovetail detail. Drop-down drawer reveals flip up mirror. Very good
original condition and original finish with mild age-appropriate wear.
Solid, quality example of mid-century furniture. Measures 40ʺW × 18ʺD × 46.5ʺH. Shipping continental US $295.
JOHN VAN KOERT:
John O. Van Koert was born in Manitoba, Canada. He moved to Milwaukee and studied art at the University of Wisconsin and later became a professor of design in the art department. After WWII he went to New York and worked as a jewelry designer for Harry Winston, branching out into industrial design. An exponent of MODERNISM, he helped introduce Danish Modern design while he was in New York. He worked for Drexel Furniture. He died in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1998. Source: Modernismdotcom.