Rare Luther Draper Vanity & Stool MCM Designer For Drexel Henredon Florida Furn

VINTAGE MID-CENTURY MODERN VANITY SET BY THE RAREST OF DESIGNERS… SIGNED FLORIDA FURNITURE INDUSTRIES VANITY SET! THIS SET WAS DESIGNED BY A VERY IMPORTANT AND VERY PROLIFIC MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE DESIGNER, WHO WAS KNOWN AS ONE OF THE “TOP 10 FURNITURE DESIGNERS IN THE WORLD”, IN THE 1940′S-60′S! LUTHER DRAPER WORKED FOR A WHOSE-WHO OF MID-CENTURY FURNITURE COMPANY’S OF THE HIGHEST CALIBER. AS THE HEAD DESIGNER. A PARTIAL LIST WOULD INCLUDE… DREXEL HERITAGE, HENREDON, FLORIDA FURNITURE INDUSTRIES, EASTERN KODAK, ABRAHAM & STRAUS, PHILLIPS-DAVIS, FOUNDERS, BOLING CHAIR CO , JUST TO NAME A FEW! THERE ARE LOT’S OF ARTICLES ON MR. DRAPER ON THE WEB…. THESE ARE JUST A FEW EXCERPTS.. FROM AUGUST 25, 1960 OCALA NEWSPAPER… FLORIDA FURNITURE HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS ABOUT 26 YEARS, AND CUTS IT’S OWN LUMBER, AND DRAPERS DESIGNS ARE AROUND THE USE OF NATIVE WOOD. “HE RECENTLY DESIGNED 2 GROUPS FOR HENREDON, CALLED “CIRCLE 60″ AND CHERRY CASUAL” PROOF THAT HIS FAME AS A DESIGNER HAS TRAVELED FAR CAME LAST YEAR WHEN THE DUTCH GOVERNMENT INVITED HIM TO SPEND TWO MONTHS IN HOLLAND TO CONSULT WITH DUTCH DESIGNERS IN DEVELOPING OFFICE FURNITURE WITH A EUROPEAN FLAVOR. WHILE IN EUROPE HE VISITED DENMARK, SWEDEN, AND NORWAY. HE HAS EFFECTIVELY USED THE SCANDINAVIAN STYLE IN HIS DESIGN. HE POINTS OUT THAT THE DANISH STYLE THAT IS SO POPULAR TODAY IS REALLY A MODERN VERSION OF EARLY AMERICAN! VERY MINOR WEAR TO SURFACE… AND TO GLASS TOP… RARE TO FIND, ESPECIALLY IN SUCH WONDERFUL CONDITION! SIGNED ON INSIDE OF ONE DRAWER. MAKING ONLY FIRST RATE FURNITURE, AS YOU CAN SEE IN THIS LOVELY AND VERY FUNCTIONAL SET. THIS WONDERFUL SET CAME DIRECTLY FROM THE ESTATE IT’S BEEN IN SINCE IT WAS NEW, AND NOW TO YOU! THIS SET CONSISTS OF A WONDERFUL VANITY AND IT’S MATCHING STOOL. 47″ WIDE BY 30″ TALL BY 19 DEEP. WE SELL EVERYTHING BOUGHT FROM ESTATES DIRECTLY TO YOU. WE DO NOT RESTORE ANYTHING. WE REITERATE THAT EACH ITEM WE SELL IS USED, AND BY DEFINITION HAS VARIOUS BLEMISHES. MOST ITEMS HAVE THE DUST OF AGE, AND COULD USE A CLEANING. CHECK OUR 14 YEARS OF POSITIVE FEEDBACKS. We have been providing Quality Antiques, Jewelry, Collectibles, and Fine Art, to the citizens of Jacksonville Florida, with multiple locations, for over 30 years. We guarantee each and every item we sell, to be what we say it is… We welcome your calls, we are never too busy to help a customer! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! The free listing tool. View more great items. The item “RARE LUTHER DRAPER VANITY & STOOL MCM DESIGNER FOR DREXEL HENREDON FLORIDA FURN” is in sale since Monday, December 22, 2014. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Dressers & Vanities\Post-1950″. The seller is “theseeker” and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Maker: FLORIDA FURNITURE INDUSTRIES
  • Type: Dressers & Vanities
  • Style: Danish Modern MID-CENTURY MODERN
  • Region of Origin: America
  • Age: Post-1950
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Material: WOOD AND GLASS
  • RARE TO FIND THIS SET: VERY FAMOUS FURNITURE DESIGNER
  • DESIGNED FOR A NUMER OF FAMOUS FIRMS: DESIGNED FOR HENREDON, DREXEL-HERITAGE, MYRTLE, ET
  • 1950′S MID-CENTURY MODERN DESIGNER: HE DESIGNED MANY LINES THAT ARE WELL KNOWN
  • DRAPER, HUTCHINSON, AND MEYER: BOLING, FOUNDERS FURNITURE, ETC.
  • WONDERFUL LUCITE OR ACRYLIC HANDLES: CAME WITH A VANITY AND STOOL WE HAVE ON EBAY NOW

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