- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Painted and laminated wood and plywood with leather handles
- 45 x 113.5 x 39 cm (17 11/16 x 44 11/16 x 15 3/8 in.)
- Anita Moeder, Andover, MA, purchase, gift to Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1999.
George and Marian Laaff, Andover, MA, commission, 1957. original owners of house/clients of the designer
Jock Reynolds, Andover, purchase.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Anita L. Moeder
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Modern and Contemporary Art
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- China and silverware cabinet divided vertically into four compartments behind two sliding doors. Proper far right compartment holds four divided, cloth-lined silverware drawers which slide on metal runners. Middle right compartment currently holds three shelves and middle left compartment holds one shelf, all of which are adjustable--they sit on metal pegs inserted in holes in the compartment walls. All the shelves and drawers are made of lacquered, natural-tone plywood. Proper far left compartment is empty and has no hardware for shelving or drawers.Entire unit, excluding shelves and drawers, is made of white painted wood, probably plywood. The doors slide horizontally along tracks cut into the bottom panel. Each door has a pull tab made from a loop of brown leather.The unit was orginally mounted directly to a wall and has perforations in rear panel for the mounting hardware, not presently included. It is completely devoid of ornament other than the leather pull-tabs.
- Subjects and Contexts
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