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1931

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2012

2020

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Desk, 19th century

This is a desk. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is mahogany, burl walnut, burl elm, rosewood veneers, maple, pine, ash, gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Object ID #18706395
  • lacquered wood, painted canvas, chromed metal.
  • Gift of Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz.
  • 2006-24-1
  • Desk, 2015
  • nickel-plated steel.
  • Courtesy of Thom Browne.
  • 74.2015.1

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Flyer Necklace, 2010
  • cut and drilled elm wood, cord.
  • Promised gift to the Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian....
  • 7067.109.2016

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (with mount): 142.2 x 128.5 x 80 cm (56 in. x 50 9/16 in. x 31 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Desk, 19th century; mahogany, burl walnut, burl elm, rosewood veneers, maple, pine, ash, gilt metal; H x W x D (with mount): 142.2 x 128.5 x 80 cm (56 in. x 50 9/16 in. x 31 1/2 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-95-13

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