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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Designer (form): Lurelle Van Arsdale Guild, American, 1898–1985
Designer (plaque): Rockwell Kent, American, 1882–1971
Modeler (plaque): Rene Paul Chambellan, American, 1893–1955
Manufacturer: Chase Brass and Copper Company, American, founded 1876

Wine Cooler

Form designed 1933; Placque designed 1933; Manufactured 1934–37

Chromium-plated copper

9 3/16 × 9 × 8 5/8 in. (23.3 × 22.9 × 21.908 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stiner, B.A. 1945W
Designed in (Form) New York, New York
Designed in (Plaque) Au Sable Forks, New York
Manufactured in Waterbury, Connecticut
On view
20th century
Containers - Metals

Nancy and Richard Stiner, Hamden, Conn., by 1995


“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 138.

Kristina Wilson, Livable Modernism: Interior Decorating and Design during the Great Depression (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2004), 88-89, fig. 2.31.

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), 232, no. 155.

John Stuart Gordon, “Lurelle Guild: The Historical Modernist,” Antiques 178, no. 2 (March/April 2011): 120.

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