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Chandelier

1937
Manufacturer Unknown, 19th century, Probably designed by William L. Stevens (American, active 1930s–1971)


Dimensions

Overall: 200.7 x 106.7 cm (79 x 42 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1185

Medium or Technique

Brushed stainless steel, chrome, neon

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Lighting devices

Provenance

Purportedly designed and made for the 1937 MGM film "Topper"; sold in 1985 by Omega Studio Rentals, Los Angeles to Off the Wall Antiques, Los Angeles; sold to private collectors in Germany, 1986; repurchased by Off the Wall Antiques, Los Angeles, 2006; purchased by the MFA 2006.

Credit Line

H.E. Bolles Fund