Convertible Desk by Thonet

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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".

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1950's
  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Materials and Techniques
    Brass
  • Condition
    Excellent. Desk is in excellent vintage condition, brass is deeply patinated..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    28.5 in. H x 55 in. W x 22 in. D
    72 cm H x 140 cm W x 56 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Boston, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU9338756115
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