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Heritage Gallery

Table on rifle legs
Wood, metal
Soviet Union, 1930s
78 x 118 x 65 cm
The metal barrels of the 8 rifles are cut out, therefore clearly referring to the shortened guns which were widespread after the Revolution, most part illegally, as a handy arms for those who intended to fight for various believes. The tabletop is decorated in austere stylish marquetry with the symbols of the new Soviet state – hummers and sickles
Exhibition: New Art of a New State, Heritage Gallery, Moscow, 2017; Design Miami/Basel, 2018

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