Platform Bench

A work made of birch.

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  • A work made of birch.

Date:

1946 (designed)
1946/67 (manufactured)

Artist:

Designed by George Nelson
American, 1908–1986
Manufactured by Herman Miller Furniture Co.
Zeeland, Michigan, founded 1905
(note: Herman Miller Furniture Co. became Herman Miller Inc. in 1960)

About this artwork

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American Art

Artists

George Nelson , Herman Miller Inc. (Manufacturer)

Title

Platform Bench

Places

Zeeland (Object made in), United States (Artist's nationality)

Dates

Designed 1946 , Made 1946-1967 , c. 1946-1967

Medium

Birch

Inscriptions

Metal label underneath side of top: "George Nelson Design / Herman Miller, Zeeland Michigan"

Dimensions

35.5 × 47 × 183.5 cm (14 × 18 1/2 × 72 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Makler Jr.

Reference Number

1978.141

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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