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Secretary

Artist:
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, Milan 1855–1940 Molsheim)
Date:
ca. 1895
Medium:
Walnut, tin, copper, vellum, and mirror glass
Dimensions:
H. 88, W. 39-1/2, D. 12-1/4 inches (223.5 x 100.3 x 31.1 cm.)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.69
Not on view
Henry Geldzahler in "Reports of the Departments." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (October 1969), pp. 63–64, ill., calls it "Writing desk" and dates it ca. 1901.

Olga Raggio. "Rethinking the Collections." Apollo 139, no. 383 (January 1994), pp. 10–11, fig. 8.



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