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Maker: Michael Chinn, American, b. 1950

TRI 12,000

1989

Purpleheart, Indian Ebony, aluminum

2 9/16 x 6 3/16 x 6 3/8 in. (6.509 x 15.716 x 16.193 cm)
Gift from the Irving Lipton Collection, associated publication made possible by a contribution from the Yale University Art Gallery and Ruth and David Waterbury, B.A. 1958, Fund
2010.20.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Made in Ames, Iowa
Status: 
By appointment
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

Kevin Wallace, The Cutting Edge: Contemporary Wood Art and the Lipton Collection (Antioch, Calif.: Fine Arts Press, 2011), 198, ill.

David M. Fry, “The Ultimate Cache of Woodturned Art: Reflections on the Lipton Collection,” American Woodturner (February 2012): 56, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.