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In the early 1920s, many Americans, including critics, journalists, and even government officials believed that there was little or no good modern design being produced in the United States. In response to that concern, several of the nation's leading museums and department stores sought to...

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Early history unknown; apparently offered at auction by Dixon Galleries, Inc., 251 Park Avenue South, New York, New York, 10010 in 1994; purchased by Bernard Pare, 222 West 23rd Street, New York, New York 10011 (212-647-0649) and acquired from that firm by the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla Cunningham in honor of Charles C. Cunningham Jr. and Thomas L. Cunningham


Object Place

Flushing, Queens, New York


Overall: 134.6 x 92.7 x 52.1 cm (53 x 36 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Mahogany, lumber-core plywood, cherry, tulipwood, maple, rosewood, brass




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