Eugene PRINTZ (1889-1948)
African mahogany (Provenance Grand Bassam), circa 1932
Two drawers with the original brass handles.
The desk comes with no lock and no key, because all the desks from this University were sold without lock and keys.
The students were not allowed to lock their drawers, that is why all the locks were taken off.
Provenance : Pavillon des provinces Françaises de la Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, France
Eugene Printz designed 81 student rooms for this University
Each dorm room came furnished with one bed, one armoire, one bookcase, one desk, one side table, one screen, one armchair and two chairs.
This desk is one of them, refinished, with a brown leather.
Price : Sold
Materials / Techniques: Mahogany, bronze
Condition: Good condition, some marks on the wood. some stains and marks on the vintage leather
Measurements: 29"1/2 H x 50"1/2 W x 25"1/2 D.
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