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Michael Graves Bird's-Eye Maple Console
5/6/2016 - Modern Art: Live Salesroom Auction
American, ca 1985. A bird's-eye maple console designed by Michael Graves (American, 1934-2015), with rectangular black marble top, over a single frieze drawer, above two demi-lune doors, flanked by ebonized columns, on a stepped base, unmarked; ht. 34, wd. 42, dp. 20 in. 

Michael Graves was the architect for the skyscraper headquarters of the Humana Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky. This console and the other three offered in this auction were designed by Graves for the building. The consoles mimic the rich materials and architectural details seen throughout the Humana Tower. 


Condition:  
The back of console has been cut in several places to accommodate electrical wires and cords.

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