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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Chromed metal, painted glass, wood
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1935
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 18 1/16 x 12 1/16in. (3.8 x 45.9 x 30.6cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Sanford L. Smith & Associates, Ltd.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tray chromed metal, painted glass, wood. Rectangular tray of reverse painted glass in an abstract geometric design in black, red, and ivory. Outer edge cased in chromed metal with a gallery consisting of two short cylindrical posts flanking a cylindrical wood handle with chromed ends at the right and left sides and a single, central cylindrical post along the other sides. A thin metal rod runs along the perimeter of gallery through holes in the posts. Underside of tray is wood-grain composite board. CONDITION: Good. Some scratches, discoloration and pitting on chromed parts.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION American. Tray, ca. 1935. Chromed metal, painted glass, wood, 1 1/2 x 18 1/16 x 12 1/16in. (3.8 x 45.9 x 30.6cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sanford L. Smith & Associates, Ltd., 1990.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.5_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1990.5_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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