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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Pot And Lid (USA), 1930–40

This is a Pot and lid. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is spun aluminum, wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Paul F. Walter. It is credited Gift of Paul F. Walter.

  • Vase, ca. 1935
  • spun aluminum.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2018-22-77
  • Padova Neckpiece, 1985
  • stained, laminated, bent, sanded, and varnished birchwood.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-41

Its dimensions are

Overall: 13 x 27 x 24 cm (5 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on bottom of pot: "RUSSEL WRIGHT"

Cite this object as

Pot And Lid (USA), 1930–40; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); spun aluminum, wood; Overall: 13 x 27 x 24 cm (5 1/8 x 10 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.); Gift of Paul F. Walter; 1991-30-1-a,b

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