On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Enameled steel, chrome-plated metal, brass, wood
30 x 44 x 20 in. (76.2 x 111.8 x 50.8 cm) (show scale)
Anonymous gift in memory of Benjamin Linder
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Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958). Vanity, 1929-1932. Enameled steel, chrome-plated metal, brass, wood, 30 x 44 x 20 in. (76.2 x 111.8 x 50.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Benjamin Linder, 87.221.3. Creative Commons-BY
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Vanity (part of six piece bedroom suite, 87.221.1-.6) of beige-enameled steel with chrome-plated decoration. Raised by four squared legs made of steel with rounded edges. Top, also with rounded corners, is covered with sheets of steel. Proper right side (front) has rectangular-shaped drawer with semi-cylindrical chrome-plated pull. Proper left side of vanity has three drawers of equal width and depth, each with semi-cylindrical pulls. Top half of front is decorated with chromed-metal strip. En suite with mirror 87.221.4.
CONDITION: Various small scratches on top surface;
(b) Large drawer (has numerous interior scratches. Semi-cylindrical drawer pull is dull;
(c) Drawer pulled
(d) Various scratches interior on bottom
(e) Two large vertical scratches below drawer pull on interior of drawer front.
Top of vanity has a 6’ wide area of pink discoloration and several small-discolored circular spots; back of proper right leg has six vertical paint "drips".
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