Kem Weber, ‘Modular Desk for the Master's Sitting Room of the W.E. Bixby, Sr., Residence, Kansas City, Missouri’, circa 1936-1937, Sotheby's: Important Design
Kem Weber, ‘Modular Desk for the Master's Sitting Room of the W.E. Bixby, Sr., Residence, Kansas City, Missouri’, circa 1936-1937, Sotheby's: Important Design
Kem Weber, ‘Modular Desk for the Master's Sitting Room of the W.E. Bixby, Sr., Residence, Kansas City, Missouri’, circa 1936-1937, Sotheby's: Important Design

Signature: inscribed R 677 to the interior of the proper right desk drawer and R 681 to the underside of the cabinet

American Art Deco, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., April 17-July 26, 1987, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL, September 12-November 1, 1987, Jocelyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, November 28, 1987-January 17, 1988, The Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, February 7-March 27, 1988, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN, April 23-10 July 1988

"Curves for Contrast,'' House and Garden, June 1938, p. 49 (for a period photograph showing the desk in situ in the Bixby Residence)
Kurt Helfrich, Designing the Moderne: Kem Weber's Bixby House, exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 2001, n. p. (for a period photograph showing the desk and smaller shelving unit in situ in the Bixby Residence, 1937)

Bixby Residence, Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1936-1937
Lillian Nassau, Ltd., New York, acquired circa 1980
Sotheby's New York, June 17, 2004, lot 67
Acquired from the above the present owner