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Maker: Kurt Matzdorf, American, born Germany, 1922–2008

Covered Box

ca. 1955

Sterling silver, gold, and onyx

4 1/8 × 4 7/8 × 4 3/8 in., 572 g (10.48 × 12.38 × 11.11 cm)
Gift of Elizabeth Marsteller Gordon and John Stuart Gordon, in honor of Helen A. Cooper, M.A. 1975, Ph.D. 1986
2014.93.1a-b
Geography: 
Made in New Paltz, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Neal Auction Company, New Orleans, April 26, 2014, lot 655; sold to Britannia Fine Antique Silver, Chesterfield, MO, 2014; sold to John Stuart Gordon, New Haven, Conn., in order to donate to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

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.