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Edward Wormley

dining chairs, set of eight; Dunbar; USA, 1957; walnut, rosewood, Dorothy Liebes upholstery; 36 h x 23.5 w x 24 d in (91 x 60 x 61 cm); Set includes two armchairs and six side chairs each measuring: 21 w x 24 d x 35.5 h inches. Signed with applied gold rectangular manufacturer's label to underside of each example 'Dunbar Berne, Indiana'.; Provenance: Wright, Modern Design, 18 October 2012, Lot 258 | Private Collection ; Literature: Edward J. Wormley Designs for Dunbar, manufacturer's catalog, unpaginated

Estimate: $7,000 - $9,000

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Condition Report

One seat cushion is missing a tuft to center, with set showing four loose tufted buttons. Upholstery is otherwise free of any visible soiling or surface wear. Chair frames exhibit minor areas of wear to armrests and legs associated with normal use over time. Overall set shows in very good vintage condition. Please note, this item will preview and ship from Chicago. Please note this work may require the buyer to obtain a CITES permit to export out of the United States.