American Decorative Arts
Designer: Robert Heller, American, 1899–1973
Manufacturer: A. C. Gilbert Company, American, 1916–1967

“Airflow” table fan

Designed 1937

Chromium-plated steel, aluminum and cast iron

13 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 8 in. (34.29 x 28.575 x 20.32 cm)
John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959
2010.158.8
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Manufactured in New Haven, Connecticut
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

John C. Waddell, New York, 2000–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

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), 332–33, no. 231.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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.