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1924

  • Work on this object began.

1944

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Ice Bowl And Tongs (USA), ca. 1934

This is a Ice bowl and tongs. It was designed by Russel Wright. It is dated ca. 1934 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a: bowl): 17 x 17.8 cm (6 11/16 in. x 7 in.) L x W x D (b: tongs): 11.5 x 4.4 x 2.2 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ice Bowl And Tongs (USA), ca. 1934; Designed by Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976); chrome-plated metal; H x diam. (a: bowl): 17 x 17.8 cm (6 11/16 in. x 7 in.) L x W x D (b: tongs): 11.5 x 4.4 x 2.2 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-110-a,b

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