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Teapot

Designer:
Paul Schreckengost, American, 1908 - 1983  Search this
Manufacturer:
Gem Clay Forming Company, ca. 1900-ca. 1980  Search this
Medium:
Molded and glazed earthenware trimmed in platinum
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Teapot
Manufactured in:
Sebring, Ohio, USA
Date:
1938
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
7065.64.2015
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Tavola Rotonda Rossa

Designer:
Ettore Sottsass, Italian, 1917–2007  Search this
Manufacturer:
Serafino Zani, Italian, founded 1963  Search this
Medium:
Cast pewter, Murano glass
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Centerpiece
Object Name:
Centerpiece
Manufactured in:
Lumezzane, Italy
Date:
2003
Credit Line:
Promised gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
7065.72.2015
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Brompton: folding bicycle, manufacturing process; also CH interview

Type:
Exhibitions
Video
Object Name:
Video
Accession Number:
s-e-2289
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Pitcher

Designer:
Massimo Vignelli, Italian, active USA, 1931–2014  Search this
Manufacturer:
Venini Glassworks, Murano, Venice, Italy, founded 1925  Search this
Christofle, French, founded 1830  Search this
Medium:
Blown and cased glass (inciso), silver-plated brass
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Pitcher
Made in:
Italy
France
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
2016-5-20
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Manhattan

Designer:
Norman Bel Geddes, American, 1893–1958  Search this
Manufacturer:
Revere Copper and Brass Company, Established 1928  Search this
Medium:
Chrome-plated brass
Type:
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Cocktail service
Object Name:
Cocktail service
Manufactured in:
Rome, New York, USA
Date:
1935
Credit Line:
Promised gift of George R. Kravis II
Accession Number:
7065.29a/j.2015
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Embroidery Design: Top Pa

Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Medium:
Gouache over, graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-317
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Embroidery Design: Man's

Manufacturer:
Fabrique de Saint Ruf  Search this
Artist:
Mademoiselle Montalent  Search this
Mademoiselle Anteleme  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, over graphite Support: white laid paper
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1785
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Accession Number:
1920-36-75
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Lurex thread waste

Manufacturer:
The Lurex Company Limited  Search this
Medium:
Lurex
Type:
Exhibitions
Lurex thread waste
Made in:
Whetstone, Leicester, England
Date:
2015
Credit Line:
Courtesy of The Lurex Company Limited
Accession Number:
88.2015.14
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Linen Fringes

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Linen selvedges, polyurethane
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Textile panel
Object Name:
Textile panel
Designed in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
since 1996
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.15
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Spread Threads

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Silk thread, polyurethane
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Textile panel
Object Name:
Textile panel
Made in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
since 1999
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.2
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Spread

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Collaborator:
Mantero Seta, Como, Italy  Search this
Medium:
Cut silk selvedges, polyurethane
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Textile panel
Object Name:
Textile panel
Made in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
since 1996
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.6
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Gilded washi wefts

Manufacturer:
Hosoo Co., Ltd.  Search this
Medium:
Gilded washi paper
Type:
Exhibitions
Gilded washi wefts
Made in:
Kyoto, Japan
Date:
2015
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Hosoo Company Ltd.
Accession Number:
88.2015.7
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Backgrounds for Better Living

Manufacturer:
Foto Murals of California  Search this
Medium:
Photomurals
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sample book
Object Name:
Sample book
Made in:
USA
Date:
1948
Credit Line:
Gift of Various Donors
Accession Number:
1980-78-1
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Metallic Patched

Designer:
Luisa Cevese, Italian, b. 1955  Search this
Manufacturer:
Luisa Cevese Riedizioni, Milan, Italy  Search this
Collaborator:
Hosoo Co., Ltd.  Search this
Medium:
Polyurethane embedded with offcuts of Riedizioni products (mixed metallic fibers)
Type:
non-woven textiles
Exhibitions
Table mat
Object Name:
Table mat
Made in:
Milan, Italy
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni
Accession Number:
88.2015.11
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[Trade catalogs from General Electric]

Variant company name:
a/k/a GE ; Jane's office ; WWII; Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
General Electric  Search this
Notes content:
refrigerators, electric motors for farms, appliances, lighting, war production, War Projects Committee
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
9 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Schenectady, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Refrigeration and ice-making equipment  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Topic:
Candles  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Ice -- Manufacture  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10228
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10228

Le Schoenburg from river

Medium:
Glass
Object Name:
Slide
Type:
Slide
Date:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Frances Morris
Accession Number:
1945-201-89
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[Trade catalogs from Buffalo Forge Co.]

Variant company name:
"Women in advertising"  Search this
Company Name:
Buffalo Forge Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadian Blower & Forge Co., Ltd. Kitchener, Ontario  Search this
Notes content:
"0A" Bending Roll : bends, shapes, or forms thousands of manufactured items
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Buffalo, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Topic:
Machine-tools  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10153
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10153

Google Home Smart Home Assistant

Designer:
Google  Search this
Manufacturer:
Google  Search this
Medium:
Polycarbonate, painted steel, rubber, LEDs
Type:
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Speaker (a), interchangeable base (b), interchangeable base (c)
Object Name:
Speaker (a), interchangeable base (b), interchangeable base (c)
Date:
2016
Credit Line:
Gift of Google
Accession Number:
7087.2a/c.2017
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Oral history interview with Leonard Bocour

Interviewee:
Bocour, Leonard, 1910-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Bocour Artist Colors (Firm)  Search this
Avery, Milton, 1885-1965  Search this
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Ganso, Emil, 1895-1941  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward, 1883-1962  Search this
Extent:
60 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978 June 8
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Leonard Bocour conducted 1978 June 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Bocour speaks of his early interest in art; early influences on him, especially Emil Ganso; studying at the Art Students League; his beginning in the paint business; artists he became acquainted with including Leon Kroll, Eugene Speicher, Milton Avery, Willem de Kooning, and Mark Rothko; the growth of his business, Bocour Artist Colors; technical changes in his product; the early use of acrylic paint; and his philosophies of collecting art work.
Biographical / Historical:
Leonard Bocour (1910-1993) was an art collector and paint manufacturer of New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 4 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Paint industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Paint  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bocour78
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bocour78
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Oral history interview with Harry Bertoia

Interviewee:
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Carroll, John, 1892-1959  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961  Search this
Sarkis, 1909-1977  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1972 June 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Harry Bertoia conducted 1972 June 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Bertoia speaks of his childhood in San Lorenzo, Italy; his family; his art education at Cass Technical School, the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit, and Cranbrook Academy; his early metal work and woodcuts; defense work with Charles Eames in Venice, California; development of Eames' prize-winning plywood chair; his chair designs for Knoll International; exhibitions of his sculpture; his experiments with sound and with "sonambient" sculpture; and techniques and materials. Bertoia also discusses his commissioned works for Manufacturer's Trust, General Motors, and Dulles Airport. He recalls John Carroll, Carl Milles, Eero Saarinen, Sarkis Sarkisian, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Harry Bertoia (1915-1978) was a sculptor and furniture designer.
General:
Originally recorded 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Topic:
Design  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bertoi72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bertoi72
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