• 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 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.