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Designed about 1946; produced about 1946–47
Designed by Paul R. Goldman (American, 1912–2003), Made by Plymold Corporation (American, active about 1946–1947)

Object Place: Lawrence, Massachusetts


Overall: 76.2 x 113.7 x 58.4 cm (30 x 44 3/4 x 23 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Molded plywood, bent laminated wood; walnut veneer, birch or maple

Not On View




Case furniture and boxes

Bent and laminated wood (walnut veneers sandwiching birch core) desk consisting of two pedestals, each with four drawers, which flank a central kneehole space with a thin drawer underneath top. All drawers have blind pulls. Overall streamlined shape with rounded corners and edges. End table 1985.379 is a companion piece.


"81" in white chalk on bottom of PR case


Label: "PLYMODERN / furniture / Plymold C [ . . .] Lawrence [label torn]." Under middle drawer: "715 / D-261 / 11-8"


1985, gift of John Axelrod (Accession Date June 26, 1985)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection