Lockwood de Forest | Passion for the Exotic

Join Cooper Hewitt curators Sarah Coffin and Gail Davidson, and Lockwood de Forest scholar Roberta Mayer for three presentations celebrating the Carnegie Mansion’s newly restored Teak Room....

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Join Cooper Hewitt curators Sarah Coffin and Gail Davidson, and Lockwood de Forest scholar Roberta Mayer for three presentations celebrating the Carnegie Mansion’s newly restored Teak Room. Topics covered will include De Forest’s clients and earlier commissions, his relationship with Frederic Church, his interest in India and sources for the Teak Room commission.

We know 11 items that are featured in this video.

  • Cake Saw (USA), 1870s
  • cut, engraved and stamped silver.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 2011-7-1
Frederic Edwin Church
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    Dr. Gail Davidson
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      Sarah D. Coffin
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        Lockwood de Forest
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