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Planter

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Mahogany
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES Designed 1953, Manufactured 1954
    DIMENSIONS 15 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (39.4 x 30.8 x 30.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 83.25.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Minic Custom Woodwork & Interiors
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Minic Custom Woodwork and Interiors. Planter, Designed 1953, Manufactured 1954. Mahogany, 15 1/2 x 12 1/8 x 12 1/8 in. (39.4 x 30.8 x 30.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Minic Custom Woodwork & Interiors, 83.25.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 83.25.1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Planter, mahogany, square shape with open top raised on four feet (in center of each side). Large, raised decorative panel on center of each side. CONDITION: generally good with some minor scuffs to surface (most noticeable along one of top edges). Some diagonal joints on surface are not quite flush but strong. Some build up of varnish (?) at seams, especially around decorative panels.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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