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Staircase Model (France), 1850–75

This is a Staircase model. It is dated 1850–75 and we acquired it in 2007. Its medium is carved, planed, turned and joined walnut, mahogany and inlaid satinwood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw and Clare E. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27.9 x 50.8 x 52.1 cm (11 x 20 x 20 1/2 in.)

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Staircase Model (France), 1850–75; carved, planed, turned and joined walnut, mahogany and inlaid satinwood; H x W x D: 27.9 x 50.8 x 52.1 cm (11 x 20 x 20 1/2 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2007-45-18

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces—The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift.

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