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Wall Maquette

This is a Wall Maquette.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1927–28. Its medium is painted plywood.

Jean Dunand contributed elements to Jean-Michel Frank’s design for Templeton Crocker’s penthouse apartment in San Francisco. Dunand’s silver bedroom decorations included depictions of deer in the forest, a popular motif in the 1925 Paris Exposition.

It is credited Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, John Stuart Gordon Gift, 2002 (2002.172).

  • Table (France)
  • wood, coquille d'oeuf (crushed eggshell), lacquer.
  • Gift of Rodman A. Heeren.
  • 1969-156-5

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Door With Handle (France)
  • carved, joined, and lacquered wood, eggshell, mother-of-pearl, gold leaf,....
  • Gift of Mrs. Solomon R. Guggenheim.
  • 1950-104-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 31.1 × 47 × 1 cm (12 1/4 × 18 1/2 × 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Inscribed (on reverse, in pencil, probably at a later date): etude pré-maquette, chambre à coucher de l'apartement Tempelton [sic] Crocker 1928, Jean Dunand

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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