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1904

  • Work on this object began.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

1999

  • Work on this object ended.

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Drawing, 2002 Rectangular Coffee Table, 20th century

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alfons Bach. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is chalk, brush and watercolor on black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled The coffee table as experiment.

This object was donated by Alfons Bach. It is credited Gift of Alfons Bach.

It is signed

Signed in chalk, lower right: DESIGNED BY ALFONS BACH

It is inscribed

Inscribed in chalk, lower left: #38007- 2002

Cite this object as

Drawing, 2002 Rectangular Coffee Table, 20th century; Designed by Alfons Bach (German, 1904–1999); USA; chalk, brush and watercolor on black paper; Gift of Alfons Bach; 1993-108-98

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