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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BR49.249
People
Max Krajewski, Polish (Szydloweic, Poland 1901 - 1971 Moscow, Russia)
Title
Tea glass holder
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
holder
Date
1924
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/217317
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Nickel silver and ebony
Dimensions
6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Technical Details

Chemical Composition: Four of the five (BR49.249, .251, .252, and .253) tea glass holders were analyzed by XRF and had high levels of nickel, copper and zinc, corresponding to the white metal alloy nickel silver, sometimes called German silver. Kathy Eremin, January 2013

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
BR49.249
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Bauhaus Art and Design, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 06/07/1982 - 10/30/1982

32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 02/13/2015; Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/11/2015 - 05/10/2015

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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