Friday, September 30, 2016

Bert England for Johnson Furniture, Credenza

Exceptional quality and design on this handsome credenza designed by Bert England for the "Forward Trend" Collection by Johnson Furniture Company.  In one of the original ads from 1959,  the collection is described as "original designs of unusual distinction to please more perceptive clients".  This unusually distinctive piece has two sets of doors which open on the left to three drawers and on the right to an open compartment.  Above are two long shallow drawers.  The cylindrical legs feature patinated brass capped feet. 61"l., 20" d., 33" h.  American, c. 1960  SOLD