Artist:Memphis, Milan, ItalyEttore Sottsass Jr.
Medium: Wood, plastic laminate
Dimensions: 90 1/2 x 59 x 15 3/4 in. (229.9 x 149.9 x 40 cm)
Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
Accession Number: 83.104
Catalogue Description: "Casablanca" sideboard, wood covered with plastic laminate. Tall, rectangular cabinet with differently angled arm-like shelves (in red and black) extending from each side, and another attached to the top reading like a crown. The framework is wood, entirely covered with a brightly patterned decorative plastic laminate in individual sections of white, red and yellow, mottled with black, with a black base. The cabinet front with a small tilting door at base (black), three drawers (black and yellow) above, and a large two-door (black and white) section (with four drawers inside) from the middle to the top. CONDITION - generally good except for a tiny loss to laminate at upper most corner proper rear; proper left door sticks out slightly towards top; and wood framework shows through to proper right of top yellow drawer at joint (faulty construction).