Alavoine of Paris and New York. <em>Weil-Worgelt Study</em>, ca. 1928-1930. Lacquer, glass, leather, veneered panels, 119 x 201 1/2 x 176 1/4 in. (302.3 x 511.8 x 447.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Raymond Worgelt, 70.23. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CONS.70.23_view05_PS11.jpg)

Weil-Worgelt Study

Artist:Alavoine of Paris and New York

Medium: Lacquer, glass, leather, veneered panels

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1928-1930

Dimensions: 119 x 201 1/2 x 176 1/4 in. (302.3 x 511.8 x 447.7 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, Worgelt Study, 4th Floor


Accession Number: 70.23

Image: CONS.70.23_view05_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Period Room: The Worgelt Study, In the Art Deco Style. This room is paneled in veneered panels, stiles and rails, cornice etc. of palisade and olive and incorporates an abstract lacquered panel designed by Henri Redard and executed by Jean Dunand. The room also includes a bar closet with etched glass panels showing landmarks of Paris, also designed by Redard and dated 1930. CONDITION - Excellent. Minor chips and scratches. In the fall of 1970, the Dunand lacquered panel was scratched vertically on right hand lower corner. Restored in 1970.

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