Paul T. Frankl (American, born Austria, 1887-1958). <em>"Skyscraper" Step Table</em>, late 1920s. Painted wood, 38 3/4 x 30 1/2 x 9 in. (98.4 x 77.5 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 85.163.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.163.5_PS2.jpg)

"Skyscraper" Step Table

Artist:Paul T. Frankl

Medium: Painted wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 1920s

Dimensions: 38 3/4 x 30 1/2 x 9 in. (98.4 x 77.5 x 22.9 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The City and the Rise of the Modern Woman, 1900–1945

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 85.163.5

Image: 85.163.5_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
"Skyscraper" step table / bookcase, painted wood. Outside surfaces painted black, inside of shelves painted green. Stepped design irregularly descending from top (fitted with small pedestal). In elevation, a series of rectangles and cubes piled atop one another. Four metal glides attached to underside. CONDITION: Repainted with slight wear and paint droplets and some splotching to many surfaces. 2" scratch to edge of tallest side between middle and top of back.

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