Desk

 
Desk
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  • Title :     Desk
  • Artist:     Duilio Cambellotti Designer Fratelli Nicoletti Maker
  • Accession:     87.597.11.1
  • Country:     Italy Rome
  • Date:     1923
  • Dimensions:     Inches 37-1/2 82 34-3/4, Centimeters 95.3 208.3 88.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     World's Fairs and Expositions
  • Subject:     World's Fairs and Expositions , Furniture/Furniture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.597.11.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Stile Florale, Italian Art Nouveau~World's Fairs and Expositions~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Walnut desk inlaid with leaf designs in maple, rectangular shaped top with two keyholed drawers at front center; slightly curving splashboard panel with inlaid designs along desk top which is attached to pair of convex shaped solid legs with a thick rectangular apron and stretcher supported on trestle feet at base; manufactured for and exhibited at the first Biennale of Monza in 1923 where it was a prize winner.