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Designer:
Seraphin Soudbinine, French, b. Russia 1870 – 1944  Search this
Executor:
Jean Dunand, French, b. Switzerland, 1877–1942  Search this
Medium:
Carved, joined, and lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl, gold leaf, cast bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 271.2 × 65.9 × 7.6 cm (8 ft. 10 3/4 in. × 25 15/16 in. × 3 in.)
Type:
furniture
Decorative Arts
doors
Object Name:
doors
Made in:
Paris, France
Date:
1925–26
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Each door with a dark green background framed in black above a black reserve which occupies the lower quarter of the door face. Left-most and right-most doors (-1,-4) with a design of a standing trumpeting angel facing the observers (facing the right on the left door, facing left on the right door) and surmounting a complex of rocks. Rocks and angel in various tones of gold, wings of angel inlaid with egg shell, head-dress with mother of pearl. Doors, black on reverse, fitted with scimitar-shaped pulls, spring hinges, and floor stops.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Solomon R. Guggenheim
Accession Number:
1950-104-1/4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4920537a5-f335-4d3a-ad2a-0d7c5b27f4cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1950-104-1_4