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Coffee Maker (USA), 1941

This is a Coffee maker. It was manufactured by Chemex Corporation. It is dated 1941 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is molded glass, wood, leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

  • Ether Inhaler (USA), ca. 1846
  • glass, horn, metal, textile wrapping, wooden base (not original to the object).
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Cat. M-09244.
  • 14.2012.43

Its dimensions are

37.4 x 18 diameter cm (14 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

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Coffee Maker (USA), 1941; Manufactured by Chemex Corporation (United States); molded glass, wood, leather; 37.4 x 18 diameter cm (14 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1997-132-1

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