American. <em>Coffee Table</em>, ca. 1939. Wood, glazed earthenware, leather, 11 3/8 x 41 1/2 x 25 3/8 in. (28.9 x 105.4 x 64.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Hollis K. Thayer, 71.96. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 71.96_cropped_bw_IMLS.jpg)

Coffee Table

Artist:AmericanLionel Lebhar

Medium: Wood, glazed earthenware, leather

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1939

Dimensions: 11 3/8 x 41 1/2 x 25 3/8 in. (28.9 x 105.4 x 64.5 cm)


Accession Number: 71.96

Image: 71.96_cropped_bw_IMLS.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cypress glazed Dutch earthenware tiles, leather thongs. Art moderne style. Rectangular top with frame effect: a group of iridescent blue tiles set within beveled frame, washed in gold and blue, is visually supported within outer frame by means of a mesh of woven leather thongs. Four saber-type legs, tapering and square in section support the frames at each corner. Condition: Good. One of tiles cracked diagonally in two places; legs somewhat scuffed.

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