American Decorative Arts
Inventor: Samuel Ayres, American, born ca. 1810

Patent model of a refrigerator

1869

Cherry, walnut, mahogany, hickory, tin, brass, fabric and thread

10 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 7 3/4in. (26.035 x 20.003 x 19.685 cm)
Evelyn and Henry Kirschenbaum Collection
2006.182.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Models
Geography: 
Designed in Danville, Kentucky
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 203.

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