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Electric Table Butler, 1936 or 1937

  • Chase Brass and Copper Company, American
  • Walter Von Nessen, American, 1889 - 1943

Nickel-plated brass and bakelite

  • Overall: 9 1/4 × 10 3/4 × 8 1/2 inches (23.5 × 27.3 × 21.6 cm)

Gift of Jerome M. and Patricia J. Shaw and Susann and Larry Spilkin

1984.58

1985-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Walter Von Nessen; Chase Brass and Copper Company, Electric Table Butler, 1936 or 1937, nickel-plated brass and Bakelite. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Jerome M. and Patricia J. Shaw and Susann and Larry Spilkin, 1984.58.