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Frankl, Paul T(heodore)locked

(b Vienna, Oct 14, 1886; d Los Angeles, 1958).
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American furniture designer, born in Austria. He emigrated to the USA in 1914 and worked first in New York and later in Los Angeles. His most famous work is his ‘skyscraper’ furniture, which first appeared in 1926; many pieces were maple, and inlaid with Bakelite (e.g. skyscraper bookcase, ...

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