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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Peter Müller-Munk, American, born Germany, 1904–1967
Manufacturer: Silex Company, American, 1919–1960

Candlelight Coffee Warmer

Patented September 27, 1949

Glass and chromium-plated metal

3 5/8 × 6 in. (9.21 × 15.24 cm)
Gift of Patricia E. Kane, Ph.D. 1987, and W. Scott Braznell, Art.A. 1967, in honor of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler
2012.162.1a-c
Geography: 
Manufactured in Malden, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

West 39th Street Flea Market, New York, 2012; sold to Patricia E. Kane and W. Scott Braznell, Hamden, Connecticut; gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 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.