This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
Dagobert Peche added a more rococo aesthetic to the Wiener Werkstätte when he became its codirector in 1916. This chandelier was an early addition to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern decorative arts collection, having been acquired by curator Joseph Breck from the Wiener Werkstätte shop in New York in 1923.
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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.