See more objects with the tag furniture, geometric, checkerboard, checkered.

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.


  • Work on this object began.


  • Work on this object ended.



  • You found it!

Cabinet, ca. 1930

This is a cabinet.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Milwaukee Art Museum as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1930. Its medium is thuja burls, primavera, and coromandel ebony.

Although born in America, Eugene Schoen was strongly influenced by Viennese design. This cabinet relates to earlier examples by Wiener Werkstätte luminaries Kolomon Moser and Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill.

It is credited Lent by Milwaukee Art Museum, Purchase, with funds from Demmer Charitable Trust, M2015.36.

  • Sideboard (USA)
  • imbuia wood (brazillian walnut), macassar ebony, maple, monel metal, brass.
  • Gift of Alan and Leo Dworsky in memory of Ruth and Moses Dworsky.
  • 1987-31-1-a/l
  • Textile
  • silk.
  • Gift of Clara Waldeck.
  • 1969-170-9
  • Side Chair (USA)
  • painted wood.
  • Gift of Dorothy S. Teegen and Carola Teegen Walton in memory of Otto J. Teegen.
  • 1985-13-1

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Dining Chair, 1925
  • bird's-eye maple, upholstery.
  • Collection of John C. Waddell.
  • 53.2016.9
  • Record Cover, Provocative Percussion
  • offset lithograph on white wove paper, gate-fold cardboard, black vinyl 33....
  • Gift of Mathew Weaver in honor of Lenora J. and Robert J. Weaver.
  • 2009-44-3-a/c

Its dimensions are

36 × 48 × 21 in. (91.44 × 121.92 × 53.34 cm)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Cabinet, ca. 1930 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 September 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>