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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1945

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2020

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Magnalite Water Kettle, ca. 1940

This is a water kettle. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is aluminum, lacquered wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 15.5 x 22.5 x 22 cm (6 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Magnalite Water Kettle, ca. 1940; USA; aluminum, lacquered wood; Overall: 15.5 x 22.5 x 22 cm (6 1/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1993-150-31

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