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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Barden Corporation, American

Retainer with Ball Bearings

1978

Silver-plated steel, chrome

5 in. (12.7 cm)
Gift of the Barden Corporation
1978.54
Geography: 
Made in Danbury, Connecticut
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1978,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 2 (Summer 1979): 62.

Barbara M. Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, eds., Silver in American Life: Selections from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1979), 55, no. 12, ill.

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