- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Glass, enamel, nickel silver, and plastic
- 7 x 9.1 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
- Technical Details
Chemical Composition: XRF analysis indicated that the metal contained high levels of nickel, copper and zinc, with traces of lead. There was no evidence of plating, suggesting use of the white metal alloy nickel (or German) silver, consistent with the alloy used for other objects from this period.
Katherine Eremin, February 2017
- Inscriptions and Marks
- maker's mark: under base, struck: ostrich and inscription [WMF / G] in a rhombus on a beehive
- Purchased from the Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik, Berlin, 1931.
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Anonymous Gift
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Modern and Contemporary Art
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- Exhibition History
Creativity on the Line: Design for the Corporate World 1950-1975, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford, 04/26/2017 - 08/21/2017
- Related Works
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