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Dressing Table

Designer:
Norman Bel Geddes (American, Adrian, Michigan 1893–1958 New York)
Manufacturer:
Simmons Furniture Company, Chicago, Illinois
Date:
ca. 1932
Medium:
Enameled and chrome-plated steel
Dimensions:
29 5/8 x 44 x 19in. (75.2 x 111.8 x 48.3cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.263
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 16, 2000–January 7, extended to February 4, 2001, unnumbered cat. (p. 141).

Newport Beach, Calif. Orange County Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 25–August 19, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Flint, Mich. Flint Institute of Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," September 14–December 16, 2001, unnumbered cat.

Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," January 11–April 7, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Charlotte, N. C. Mint Museum of Craft and Design. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," May 3–July 28, 2002, unnumbered cat.

Tulsa, Okla. Philbrook Museum of Art. "American Modern, 1925–1940: Design for a New Age," August 23–November 17, 2002, unnumbered cat.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table," December 17, 2013–April 13, 2014, no. 59 (MMA Bulletin, Fall 2013).

Karen Davies. At Home in Manhattan: Modern Decorative Arts, 1925 to the Depression. Exh. cat., Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, 1983, pp. 105, 113, no. 78, ill. p. 112 (Mimi Findlay, New Canaan, Conn. collection), calls it "Vanity Table".

Jane Adlin. "Vanities: Art of the Dressing Table." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 71 (Fall 2013), p. 45, no. 59, ill. (color).



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