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Josephine Bedside Bottle And Drinking Glass, 2006

This is a Bedside bottle and drinking glass. It was designed by POLKA and manufactured by J. & L. Lobmeyr GmbH, Vienna, Austria and Boehmische Manufaktur.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It has been able to spend time at the museum on loan from J. & L. Lobmeyr GmbH.

It is dated 2006 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is mouth-blown crystal, rosaline color. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Elevating the Everyday.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor, Arthur Liu, and Prairie Pictures, Inc. and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • 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

H x diam.: 32.5 x 9.8 cm (12 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Josephine Bedside Bottle And Drinking Glass, 2006; Designed by POLKA (Austria); Austria; mouth-blown crystal, rosaline color; H x diam.: 32.5 x 9.8 cm (12 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor, Arthur Liu, and Prairie Pictures, Inc. and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2009-18-144-a,b

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