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Chandelier, Designed 1922, made 1923

This is a Chandelier. It was manufactured by Wiener Werkstätte.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated Designed 1922, made 1923. Its medium is silvered bronze.

Dagobert Peche added a more rococo aesthetic to the Wiener Werkstätte when he became its codirector in 1916. This chandelier was an early addition to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern decorative arts collection, having been acquired by curator Joseph Breck from the Wiener Werkstätte shop in New York in 1923.

It is credited Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923 (23.213.1).

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 123.2 × 58.7 cm (48 1/2 × 23 1/8 in.) Weight: 17 lbs.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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