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MEDIUM Beech, other woods, marble, glass, brass, other metals
  • Place Manufactured: Vienna, Austria
  • DATES 1904
    DIMENSIONS 84 1/4 x 55 x 25 1/4 in. (214 x 139.7 x 64.1 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.67.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Frederick A. McConkey
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Josef Hoffmann (Austrian, 1870-1956). Cabinet, 1904. Beech, other woods, marble, glass, brass, other metals, 84 1/4 x 55 x 25 1/4 in. (214 x 139.7 x 64.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Frederick A. McConkey, 2007.67.3. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.67.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The cabinet consists of a demilune base cupboard with 2 doors with overall light and dark wood diamond marquetry pattern to each door and a semicircular rose marble top; a top rectangular cupboard with 2 glass doors flanking a stationary glass panel, an interior wood shelf, suspended from back of cabinet, 2 tapered finials with checkerboard dark and light marquetry decoration to top of vertical columns at front sides of cabinet. Retains original key. Brass sabots.
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