Mid Century American of Martinsville Merton Gershun Credenza Dresser

Beautifully detailed & proportioned mid century walnut credenza dresser, designed by Merton Gershun for American of Martinsville’s “Dania” line, circa 1970s.


Beautifully detailed & proportioned walnut American of Martinsville dresser. Designed by Merton Gershun for American of Martinsville’s “Dania” line, one of the most esteemed furniture producers of the Mid-century era. Featuring a rectangular top over a center column of three wide drawers with brass pulls, flanked by two banks of three sculpted slatted facade, louvered drawers. Maker’s label inside the drawer reads “American of Martinsville”. Solid walnut Danish style legs lend support with detailed brass trim to the lower stretchers. With its clean, minimalist design, this credenza will blend seamlessly with vintage or contemporary décor, while offering up plenty of storage. Please see other listings, for the accompanying, matching highboy dresser available.
Condition Report: Original finish, with minor wear and light use indicators, overall nice surface condition. Drawers slide open smoothly; solid, strong and sturdy, the base is tight level and supportive, interior is clean, construction is strong and sturdy.

Creator: American of Martinsville (Manufacturer) Merton L. Gershun (Designer)
Style: Mid Century Modern
Place of Origin: United States
Date of Manufacture: circa 1970s
Period: 1970-1979
Materials and Techniques: Walnut, Brass
Condition: Good original, some light scratches, oxidation on brass
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use, Minor wear
Measurements: 33″ tall x 65″ wide x 18.5″ deep


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