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"Skyscraper" desk and bookcase

Provenance

By 1981, owned by Thanks for the Memories (gallery), Los Angeles, California; December 5, 1981, purchased from TFTM by John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts as part of a three piece bedroom set; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the Museum; 2011, gift of John Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

about 1928

Object Place

New York, New York

Accession Number

2011.1647

Medium or Technique

Walnut, paint, brass handles, electrical wiring and light bulb

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes