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Stephanie Schipper: "Cocktail cabinet" - a small furniture of the 1950's/1960's. A culture-historical classification, documetation of the furniture's condition and elaboration of a concept of treatment. Back
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Abstract: A small cocktail cabinet from the 1950's/60's is presented in its cultural-historical as a desirable piece of furniture of the german post-war period. A profitable construction of this luxury good was made possible by using materials as chipboard for construction and nitrocellulose for sealing the surface. After a technological analysis of the object, a description of the furniture's condition is made and finally concepts for treatment and preservation are proposed.

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  • academic institution:  HAWK Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst Hildesheim/ Holzminden/Göttingen
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Gerdi Maierbacher-Legl
  • assistant Tutor:  Dipl.-Rest. Ralf Buchholz
  • date:  2004
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  286
  • pictures:  94
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