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Pair of Skyscraper dressers

about 1928
Designed by Paul Theodore Frankl (American, born in Austria, 1886–1958)

Object Place: New York, New York


Overall: 190.8 x 152.7 x 50.8 cm (75 1/8 x 60 1/8 x 20 in.) Width of individual dressers: 76.2 cm

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Medium or Technique

Walnut veneer on plywood, paint, metal

Not On View


Case furniture and boxes


By 1981, Thanks for the Memories (gallery), Los Angeles; December 5, 1981, sold by TFTM to John Axelrod, Boston; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the MFA; 2015, gift of Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 22, 2015)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection