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1957

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Umbrella Handle (USA)

This is a Umbrella handle. It was manufactured by Henry Rado. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Dr. Henry R. Rado, Miss Margaret H. Rado and Dr. Alfred Rado.

Its dimensions are

8.8 x 5.5 x 2.2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

It is inscribed

edge pricked with symbols

Cite this object as

Umbrella Handle (USA); Manufactured by Henry Rado (American, 1859–1921); silver; 8.8 x 5.5 x 2.2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in.); Gift of Dr. Henry R. Rado, Miss Margaret H. Rado and Dr. Alfred Rado; 1957-36-6

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