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Weil-Worgelt Study

Alavoine of Paris and New Yorkca. 1928-1930

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn, New York City, United States

Period Room: The Worgelt Study, In the Art Deco Style. This room is paneled in veneered panels, stiles and rails, cornice etc. of palisade and olive and incorporates an abstract lacquered panel designed by Henri Redard and executed by Jean Dunand. The room also includes a bar closet with etched glass panels showing landmarks of Paris, also designed by Redard and dated 1930. CONDITION - Excellent. Minor chips and scratches. In the fall of 1970, the Dunand lacquered panel was scratched vertically on right hand lower corner. Restored in 1970.

Details

  • Title: Weil-Worgelt Study
  • Date Created: ca. 1928-1930
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Type: Arms and Armor, shield
  • Rights: Gift of Raymond Worgelt
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/96192/Weil-Worgelt_Study
  • Medium: Lacquer, glass, leather, veneered panels
  • Signed: no signature
  • Markings: On lacquered panel: "LAQUE DE DUNAND DAPRES LE DESSIN DE H. REDARD". On etched glass in bar: "dapres /HRedard" /1930". On hardware: "MADEN FRANCE". On backs of panels: various indications written in French and European script.
  • Inscribed: no inscriptions
  • Dimensions: 119 x 201 1/2 x 176 1/4 in. (302.3 x 511.8 x 447.7 cm)
  • Decorator: Alavoine of Paris and New York
  • Collection: Decorative Arts
  • Accession number: 70.23

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