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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1968

  • We acquired this object.

2020

  • You found it!

Desk (France), ca. 1935

This is a Desk. It was designed by Jean-Michel Frank. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is lacquered wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Forsythe Sherfesee and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee.

  • 4658 Desk, 1946
  • walnut veneer on pine, tubular steel, leather, perforated sheet aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-82

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 73 x 143 x 76 cm (28 3/4 x 56 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Desk (France), ca. 1935; Designed by Jean-Michel Frank (French, 1895–1941); lacquered wood; H x W x D: 73 x 143 x 76 cm (28 3/4 x 56 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee; 1968-144-6-a/c

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