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1997

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2006

2017

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Desk (USA), ca. 1875

This is a desk. It was manufactured by Kimbel & Cabus. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is oak, nickel-plated metal (probably bronze). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Post Road Gallery. It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Walter Scholz Memorial Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (approximately): 165.1 x 81.3 x 47 cm (5 ft. 5 in. x 32 in. x 18 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Desk (USA), ca. 1875; Manufactured by Kimbel & Cabus (United States); oak, nickel-plated metal (probably bronze); H x W x D (approximately): 165.1 x 81.3 x 47 cm (5 ft. 5 in. x 32 in. x 18 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program and Walter Scholz Memorial Funds; 1997-42-1-a/e

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