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Coffee Table

Designer
Frederick Wallace Dunn, American, 1905–1984
Date
c.1938
Material
Painted wood, pewter, leather, and brass
Made in
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Furniture
Current Location
Not on view
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 24 9/16 x 24 9/16 in. (31.1 x 62.4 x 62.4 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of William C. Sherman in memory of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Sherman
Rights
© Frederick Wallace Dunn
Object Number
221:1980
NOTES
This sleek, luxurious table combines unconventional materials for furniture—polished and engraved pewter, brass, and parchment or leather—with glossy black-painted wood. Its style is a blend of modern and traditional elements. Concentric squares inside a frame with projecting corners engraved on the top evoke historical architectural forms with modern simplicity.
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