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1935

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1993

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Expanding Bookend (USA), ca. 1935

This is a Expanding bookend. It was manufactured by Revere Copper and Brass Company. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is chrome-plated metal, painted wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

  • Salt Shaker, 1935
  • polished and pierced aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-5-15-a,b
  • Pepper Shaker, 1935
  • polished and pierced aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2016-5-16-a,b

Its dimensions are

Overall: 12.6 x 20 x 15 cm (4 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Expanding Bookend (USA), ca. 1935; Manufactured by Revere Copper and Brass Company ; chrome-plated metal, painted wood; Overall: 12.6 x 20 x 15 cm (4 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1993-150-35

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