Vanity with Mirror
On View: American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
Chrome-plated tubular steel, wood, glass
55 x 33 x 19 1/2 in. (139.7 x 83.8 x 49.5 cm) (show scale)
Modernism Benefit Fund
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Kem Weber (American, born Germany, 1889-1963). Vanity with Mirror, 1934. Chrome-plated tubular steel, wood, glass, 55 x 33 x 19 1/2 in. (139.7 x 83.8 x 49.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 87.123.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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Vanity table (a) with attached mirror (b), en suite with stool (87.123.2). Vanity composed of tubular steel structure forming base, legs and braces that support black-painted wood tabletop with drawer. Rising from rear of wood top, asymmetrically supported by three flat, vertical, chrome-plated pieces and semi-circular tubular steel piece is a circular mirror.
CONDITION: Splits in veneer on tabletop.
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