George Nelson & Associates
Roll Top desk, model 5496
Herman Miller USA, 1953 rosewood, enameled aluminum, laminate 42 w x 24½ d x 34 h in (107 x 62 x 86 cm)
Desk features three drawers and a roll-top concealing work surface and five compartments. Signed with applied foil manufacturer's label to drawer: [George Nelson Design Herman Miller Zeeland, Michigan].
literature: George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher , von Vegesack and Eisenbrand, pg. 260