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Wedding Sofa

Wedding Sofa

Danzig Sofa

North Germany, possibly Danzig (Gdansk, Poland), 1838
  • Birch veneer over pine; linden wood: painted, gilt, and upholstered
  • 38 3/16 x 63 x 27 15/16 in. (97 x 160 x 71 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Danzig Jewish Community, D 280
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Berger, Maurice, Joan Rosenbaum, et al. Masterworks of The Jewish Museum. New York: The Jewish Museum; New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2004.

Mann, Vivian B., and Joseph Gutmann. Danzig 1939: Treasures of a Destroyed Community. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1980.

Jewish Virtual Library
An article on the history of the Danzig Jewish community


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