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Occasional Table

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Wood, wood veneers, metal
  • Place Manufactured: Zeeland, Michigan, United States
  • DATES 1937-1941
    DIMENSIONS 27 x 27 x 21 3/4 in. (68.6 x 68.6 x 55.2 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 1991.97
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Sanford L. Smith in memory of Mitchell R. Cutler
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Gilbert Rohde (American, 1894-1944). Occasional Table, 1937-1941. Wood, wood veneers, metal, 27 x 27 x 21 3/4 in. (68.6 x 68.6 x 55.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sanford L. Smith in memory of Mitchell R. Cutler, 1991.97. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.97.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1991.97.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden table with amoeba-shaped top with burl veneer top surface and black-painted veneered apron. Top is supported on three cylindrical, tapering metal legs, each with a long row of beading on outer edge. CONDITION - Fair, splits along edge. Refinished. Black paint on apron flaking in some areas near top edge. Chip of wood missing from joint on inner surface of apron near one leg. Circular shadow on under side of top in middle, possibly from old label.
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