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1960

  • Work on this object began.

1970

  • Work on this object ended.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

2014

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Bowl (Italy), 1960–70

This is a Bowl. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli. It is dated 1960–70 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is molded abs plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Massimo Vignelli. It is credited Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

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Its dimensions are

Overall: 10.6 x 41 x 41 cm (4 3/16 x 16 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Molded raised letters in circular arrangement on underside: "DESIGNED BY L. AND M> VIGNELLI MADE IN ITALY HELLER."

Cite this object as

Bowl (Italy), 1960–70; Designed by Massimo Vignelli (Italian, active USA, 1931–2014); molded abs plastic; Overall: 10.6 x 41 x 41 cm (4 3/16 x 16 1/8 x 16 1/8 in.); Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli; 1986-111-21

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