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1935

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Object ID #907130445

This is a Cabinet.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Milwaukee Art Museum as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1930. Its medium is thuja burls, primavera, and coromandel ebony.

Although born in America, Eugene Schoen was strongly influenced by Viennese design. This cabinet relates to earlier examples by Wiener Werkstätte luminaries Kolomon Moser and Eduard Josef Wimmer-Wisgrill.

It is credited Lent by Milwaukee Art Museum, Purchase, with funds from Demmer Charitable Trust, M2015.36.

  • Sideboard (USA), 1929–1930
  • imbuia wood (brazillian walnut), macassar ebony, maple, monel metal, brass.
  • Gift of Alan and Leo Dworsky in memory of Ruth and Moses Dworsky.
  • 1987-31-1-a/l
  • Side Chair (USA), ca. 1925
  • painted wood.
  • Gift of Dorothy S. Teegen and Carola Teegen Walton in memory of Otto J. Teegen.
  • 1985-13-1

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Its dimensions are

36 × 48 × 21 in. (91.44 × 121.92 × 53.34 cm)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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