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Ericsson DBH 1001 Telephone, 1931

This is a Telephone. It was designed by John Christian Bjerknes and Jean Heiberg and made for Norsk Elektrisk Bureau. It is dated 1931 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is molded bakelite; sheet metal, woven textile (cord). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Kunstindustrimuseet i Oslo. It is credited Gift of the Kunstindustrimuseet i Oslo.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 13.7 x 22.5 x 17.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ericsson DBH 1001 Telephone, 1931; Designed by Jean Heiberg and Johan Christian Bjerknes; Norway; molded bakelite; sheet metal, woven textile (cord); H x W x D: 13.7 x 22.5 x 17.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.); Gift of the Kunstindustrimuseet i Oslo; 1992-118-1

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