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Chest for Photographs

A work made of wood with palisander and maple veneers, nickel silver.

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  • A work made of wood with palisander and maple veneers, nickel silver.


c. 1902


Designed by Josef Hoffmann
Austrian, born Moravia (now Czech Republic) 1870-1956
Made by W. Müller
Vienna, active early 20th century

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European Decorative Art, Gallery 246


Josef Hoffmann (Designer)


Chest for Photographs






Wood with palisander and maple veneers, nickel silver


55.9 × 52.8 × 37.1 cm (22 × 20 13/16 × 14 5/8 in.)

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Restricted gifts through the Antiquarian Society of Mrs. James W. Alsdorf, Mrs. Walter Alexander, Mrs. P. Kelly Armour, Mr. and Mrs. T. Stanton Armour, Mr. John H. Bryan, Mrs. DeWitt W. Buchanan, Jr., Mrs. Henry M. Buchbinder, Mrs. George M. Covington, Dr. Edwin J. DeCosta, Quinn E. Delaney, Mr. David P. Earle III, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon R. Ewing, Marshall Field, Mrs. Robert Hixon Glore, Mrs. Fred A. Krehbiel, Dr. Kenneth J. Maier, Mrs. Harold T. Martin, Mrs. Brooks McCormick, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Nadler, Mrs. John K. Notz, Jr., Mrs. Eric Oldberg, Mrs. James C. Pritchard, Mrs Edgar J. Uihlein, Mrs. Morris S. Weeden, and Mrs. George B. Young; restricted gifts of John H. Bryan and David P. Earle lll, and the Antiquarian Society, in honor of Lynn Springer Roberts, the Eloise W. Martin curator of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture and Classical Art, 1981-1989

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