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Convertible desk in mahogany and brass by European company Thonet. Top swivels on a brass joint to create a full writing desk when open. Pleasing geometry and minimal design highlight this piece of functional sculpture. Width when closed 36".
Of the Period
Place of Origin
Date of Manufacture1950's
Materials and Techniques
ConditionExcellent. Desk is in excellent vintage condition, brass is deeply patinated..
WearWear consistent with age and use
28.5 in. H x 55 in. W x 22 in. D
72 cm H x 140 cm W x 56 cm D
Seller LocationBoston, MA
Number of Items1
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