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Coffee Urn

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Decorative Art, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Spun aluminum and walnut
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1935
    DIMENSIONS 16 x 13 x 8 1/4 in. (40.6 x 33.0 x 21.0 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom, impressed: "RUSSEL / WRIGHT"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.165.1a-d
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Coffee Urn. Spun aluminum, wood. Spherical form on cylindrical stand. Spherical wood knobs on metal cylinders for handles, final, and pourer. Narrow cylindrical spout at base of sphere. Metal percolator basket with lid in interior. Condition: Good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 4th Floor
    CAPTION Russel Wright (American, 1904–1976). Coffee Urn, ca. 1935. Spun aluminum and walnut, 16 x 13 x 8 1/4 in. (40.6 x 33.0 x 21.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1994.165.1a-d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.165.1a-d_PS1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1994.165.1a-d_PS1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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