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1971

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Secretary (France), late 18th century

This is a Secretary. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is rose wood, other veneers on oak; marble top; gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by David Kluger. It is credited Gift of David Kluger.

Its dimensions are

144.5 x 97.5 x 39.4 cm (56 7/8 x 38 3/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Secretary (France), late 18th century; rose wood, other veneers on oak; marble top; gilt bronze; 144.5 x 97.5 x 39.4 cm (56 7/8 x 38 3/8 x 15 1/2 in.); Gift of David Kluger; 1971-6-1-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18475305/ |title=Secretary (France), late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 November 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>