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Object ID #18344893

This is a Étagère. It was cabinet maker: Julius Dessoir. It is dated ca. 1855 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is rosewood, maple, glass mirror, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 160.5 x 151 x 63cm (63 3/16 x 59 7/16 x 24 13/16in.)

It has the following markings

Stencilled in black in interior of drawer: "Julius Dessoir / Manufacturer /543 / Broadway / New York " in side dotted oval lozenge.

Cite this object as

Object ID #18344893; Cabinet maker: Julius Dessoir (active NY, 1842 - 1865); rosewood, maple, glass mirror, brass; H x W x D: 160.5 x 151 x 63cm (63 3/16 x 59 7/16 x 24 13/16in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1937-45-6

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008 and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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