Labeled Mid-Century Knoll Industries 2544 Rosewood Executive Office Cabinet or Credenza. Designed by Florence Knoll Bassett and introduced in 1961 as a variation of her classic 1954 "Credenza 4 position," this cabinet featured ten drawers instead of four doors. Rectangular Italian cremo marble top over conforming case with highly figured rosewood veneers, drawers with aluminum tab hardware, some with fitted interiors; chrome finished base and tubular steel legs. Underside labeled "Knoll International 320 Park Avenue New York, NY 10022" including the Knoll Industries trademark. 25 1/2" H x 75" L x 18" D. Manufactured in the 1960s. Provenance: The Guardsmark Collection, Lipman Holdings International, Memphis, Tennessee. Note: Guardsmark, a private security firm, was founded in 1963. The company's headquarters in downtown Memphis was noted for its collection of original Knoll office furniture. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. Does not retain the original key.
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