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Desk

Bent and laminated wood (walnut veneers sandwiching birch core) desk consisting of two pedestals, each with four drawers, which flank a central kneehole space with a thin drawer underneath top. All drawers have blind pulls. Overall streamlined shape with rounded corners and edges. End table...

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Inscription

"81" in white chalk on bottom of PR case

Marks

Label: "PLYMODERN / furniture / Plymold C [ . . .] Lawrence [label torn]." Under middle drawer: "715 / D-261 / 11-8"

Provenance

1985, gift of John Axelrod (Accession Date June 26, 1985)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

Designed about 1946; produced about 1946–47

Object Place

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Accession Number

1985.378

Medium or Technique

Molded plywood, bent laminated wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes