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1980

  • Work on this object began.

1989

  • Work on this object ended.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2000

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2021

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"Be Cast" Case

This is a Case. It is dated 1980s and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Max Pine. It is credited Gift of Max Pine.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (Closed): 12.5 x 7.7 x 1 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/8 in.) L x W x D (Open): 12.8 x 7.7 x 11.5 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

"Be Cast" Case; Japan; plastic; L x W x D (Closed): 12.5 x 7.7 x 1 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 3/8 in.) L x W x D (Open): 12.8 x 7.7 x 11.5 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.); Gift of Max Pine; 1999-53-26

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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