Desk with light

Desk with light
  • Title :     Desk with light
  • Artist:     Camillo Cerri Designer August Tobler Maker
  • Accession:     TD1992.67.1
  • Country:     Switzerland Dornach
  • Date:     1925 1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 78-1/4 59 45, Centimeters 198.8 149.9 114.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Modernism
  • Subject:     Furniture/Furniture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1992.67.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Decorative Arts and Furniture~Modernism
Cubist-style plywood desk with multiple levels and cabinets on three sides; at left corner between desk top and upper cabinet there is a trapezoid-shaped light fixture fronted by frosted glass; both the main body of the desk and the cabinet extending upward at top left of work surface are composed of multiple hinged cabinets of various quadrilateral shapes featuring squared-off edges and individual locks on each door; single drawer with lock below the work surface.