Accession number 84.11.17
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 Material Information
Title: Secretary secretary
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: Ernesto Basile ( Designer )
Antonio Ugo ( Metalworker )
Ettore De Maria-Bergler ( Decorator, interior )
Ducrot Co. ( Maker )
Subjects / Keywords: Furniture/Furniture Design -- Figurative -- Rural -- World's Fairs and Expositions
Genre: secretary
Content description: Carved, painted and gilded mahogany desk with cabinet above; cabinet interior contains a pair of shelves with three drawers below; painted interior doors depict young women set within rustic rural settings; left panel depicts a young woman holding a goose and the right panel illustrates a young woman squeezing juice from a fruit into a jar; cabinet doors have sculpted cast bronze floral motif hinges and escutcheon plate fittings forming handles in the shape of seated female nudes holding writing tablets, cabinet has tapered body with drop-front desk inset with tooled leather blotter and leather compartments, cast bronze fittings on sides of desk and along legs, closed desk top has elaborate cast bronze escutcheon plate and pair of carved, arched wood handles on each side, single, central drawer below desk top, tapered legs with bronze floral and leaf motifs along each side, semi-circular shelf above a pair of niches on each side of legs.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: WOLF000298
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - 84.11.17
Classification: Furniture

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