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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

2011

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2018

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Dexter Model 3 Pencil Sharpener, ca. 1920

This is a Pencil sharpener. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 2011. Its medium is metal, celulose, painted wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Lucy Commoner. It is credited Gift of Lucy Commoner.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.8 x 12.7 x 7 cm (4 1/4 in. x 5 in. x 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Dexter Model 3 Pencil Sharpener, ca. 1920; USA; metal, celulose, painted wood; H x W x D: 10.8 x 12.7 x 7 cm (4 1/4 in. x 5 in. x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Lucy Commoner; 2011-54-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18794817/ |title=Dexter Model 3 Pencil Sharpener, ca. 1920 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 November 2018 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>