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Toast Rack (England), designed 1881

This is a Toast Rack. It was designed by Christopher Dresser. It is dated designed 1881 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver-plated metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Miles Lourie.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12.7 x 14.6 x 9.8 cm (5 x 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped underside of base: "H & H [for Hukin & Heath] / Eagle [trademark for firm] / 2556 / [registry mark 9 May 1881] / Degler-Norwich."

Cite this object as

Toast Rack (England), designed 1881; Designed by Christopher Dresser (British, 1834–1904); silver-plated metal; H x W x D: 12.7 x 14.6 x 9.8 cm (5 x 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.); Gift of Miles Lourie; 1985-105-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser.

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