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Pair of Restored Vintage Raymond Loewy Style White and Yellow Chapter One Dressers

$9,475.00



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Listed and sold as a pair. Please inquire if you are only interested in one.

Well it’s 2023, and Broyhill’s Chapter One Collection is officially harder to find and more sought after than the Raymond Loewy orginals. With all due respect to Raymond Loewy, there really is something magical about the Chapter One line. Maybe they’re just more fun and approachable. Maybe it’s the proportions and practicality. Regardless, they’re one of our favourite collections of all time. The restoration team pulled no punches on this set of Chapter One Yellow Dressers, and the end result exceeded our expectations. Every inch of painted wood (including bases) was professionally sanded primed and painted to match the original bright white. The laminate top and canary yellow molded plastic door fronts were finally buffed and polished to a glassy shine. It’s tough to see this these go, but we know they will be loved. Broyhill’s Chapter one collection borrowed from the plastic mold injection designs made famous by legendary designer Raymond Loewy. Like Loewy, these Chapter One Dressers employ the futuristic use of color and materials in a way that had not been seen before. The bright yellow plastic captures the playful spirit of the 1970s. The drawer cabinets are supported by lacquered plinth bases with rounded corners. These colorful, curvaceous case-goods could have blended in nicely on the set of 2001 A Space Odyssey. The space-age look has never been more desirable, which may help explain the recent scarcity of all things Chapter One.

49.5” Wide x 18.75” Deep x 29 7/8” High

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