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Architect's Valet

Tall valet with a compass forming the back legs and back, a square and pencil forming the front legs, and a plan forming the seat.

Signed

Scratched on the back of the rear seat rail: "Alphonse Mattia 1989 / K. Hall Westport, Mass"

Provenance

Commissioned by the donors, Anne and Ronald Abramson of Rockville, Maryland, April 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Anne and Ronald Abramson

1989

Object Place

Westport, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1989.126

Medium or Technique

Ebonized walnut, holly, cocobollo, ebony, maple, Baltic birch plywood, Delrin

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds