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This is a coffee brewer. We acquired it in 1993. Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its dimensions are

21.4 x 10.5 diameter cm (8 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

This object was manufactured by Chemex Corporation and designed by Peter Schlumbohm

This object was purchased from Carole Krohn and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18643921/ |title=Coffee Brewer, "Chemex" |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 November 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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