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1933

  • Work on this object began.

1943

  • Work on this object ended.

1990

  • We acquired this object.

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Mug (USA)

This is a Mug. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated 1933–43 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is aluminum, rattan. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.8 x 13 x 8.8 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Mug (USA); Designed by Russel Wright ((American, 1904–1976)); aluminum, rattan; H x W x D: 10.8 x 13 x 8.8 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.); Gift of Mel Byars, The Mel Byars Collection of 20th Century Design; 1990-15-7

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