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Tudor Banquet: Belebte Ausstattung von Wohnräumen im Museum

Mr. Day emphasized that he has more in mind than presenting an exquisite table. “The thing that has been ignored by the art-history world is what these objects were used for, their function,” he said in a telephone interview. “My whole career within the museum sector has been based on trying to get precious objects out of the display cases and onto the table to show how they were used.”

Ted Loos: Setting a Place for History, in: nytimes.com, 2013-02-21.