Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2012

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Art of the Americas: July 2011–June 2012


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about 1930
Designed by Donald Deskey
Fully extended length: 58 1/2 in.; h. 76 1/2 in.
Wood, canvas, metal fittings, aluminum leaf, paint

Classification: Furniture

Object Place: New York, New York

Accession number: 2011.1648

Location: John Axelrod Gallery (American Modern: The 1920s and 30s)

Provenance/Ownership History: By 1985, owned by Delorenzo Gallery, New York; September 28, 1985, purchased by John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the Museum; 2011, gift of John Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

The John Axelrod Collection