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Cylindrical Vase

Decorative Arts

On View: American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Spun aluminum
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1929-1935
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (26 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On base: stamped "RUSSEL WRIGHT"; paper label inscribed, "V FB"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in American Identities: A New Look, Modern Life, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 83.108.21
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904-1976). Cylindrical Vase, 1929-1935. Spun aluminum, 10 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (26 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 83.108.21. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.83.108.21.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cylindrical shape with flared rim. Condition: Fair. Marked discoloration and stains in interior of vase. Moderate staining on exterior. Numerous scratches throughout. Rim dented and pitted. On bottom, adhesive accretion from old paper label. Denting and pitting on base rim.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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