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1952

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Architect's Table (Germany), 1780–95

This is a Architect's table. It was designed by David Roentgen. It is dated 1780–95 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is carved and joined mahogany, mahogany veneer, oak, walnut, pine, cherry, partially tooled and gilt leather, gilt bronze, cut brass, steel and iron. 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.

  • Drawing, Inkstand
  • pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, graphite on off-white laid paper.
  • 1938-88-8189

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 81 x 83.3 x 69.7 cm (31 7/8 x 32 13/16 x 27 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Architect's Table (Germany), 1780–95; Designed by David Roentgen ; carved and joined mahogany, mahogany veneer, oak, walnut, pine, cherry, partially tooled and gilt leather, gilt bronze, cut brass, steel and iron; H x W x D: 81 x 83.3 x 69.7 cm (31 7/8 x 32 13/16 x 27 7/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-160-1

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