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A work made of vellum, hammered copper, pewter, walnut, beechwood, and ebonized beechwood.
© 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of vellum, hammered copper, pewter, walnut, beechwood, and ebonized beechwood.

Date:

1895/1902

Artist:

Italy
Designed by Carlo Bugatti (Italian, 1856-1940)

About this artwork

Carlo Bugatti’s strikingly original furniture relies on a combination of unorthodox materials and imaginative and Near and Far Eastern motifs. His eclecticism, use of complex construction methods, and individuality were recognized with a diploma of honor at the influential First International Exposition of Modern Decorative Arts in Turin in 1902.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Carlo Bugatti

Title

Frame

Place

France (Object made in)

Date

1895–1902

Medium

Vellum, hammered copper, pewter, walnut, beechwood, and ebonized beechwood

Dimensions

106.7 × 90.8 × 4 cm (42 × 35 3/4 × 1 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society Annual Tour 1974; Jessie Spalding Landon Fund

Reference Number

1975.332

Copyright

© 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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