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Designer: Wilber L. Orme, Sr., American, 1889–1972
Manufacturer: Cambridge Glass Company, American, 1901–1958

“Table Architecture,” Pristine Line

Designed 1937; manufactured 1937–48

Pressed soda-lime glass

stepped candle holders: 5 3/8 x 5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (13.65 x 13.34 x 5.4 cm) cubical candle holders: 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.03 x 5.4 x 5.4 cm) round bowl: 2 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (6.99 x 20 cm) rectangular vase: 8 x 4 x 4 in. (20.32 x 10.16 x 10.16 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2012.124.4.1-.10
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Geography: 
Designed in Cambridge, Ohio
Manufactured in Cambridge, Ohio
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Purchased by John C. Waddell, New York, 1999

Bibliography: 

Kristina Wilson, Livable Modernism: Interior Decorating and Design during the Great Depression (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004), 70-71, fig. 2.16.

John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 166–67, no. 106.

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 234–35, no. 121, fig. 121A.

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.