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Music Stand (USA)

This is a Music stand. It was designed by Wharton Esherick. It is dated 1962 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is hand-carved cherry wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled On a High Note.

This object was donated by Mrs. Eric Larrabee. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee.

  • Hanging, Vitae
  • linen, wool, silk.
  • Gift of Elizabeth Gordon.
  • 1964-24-65
  • Music Box And Key
  • wood, brass, printed paper.
  • From the collection of Mrs. Lathrop C. Harper.
  • 1957-165-1-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 108.5 x 51 x 55 cm (42 11/16 x 20 1/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Music Stand (USA); Designed by Wharton Esherick (American, 1887 – 1970); hand-carved cherry wood; H x W x D: 108.5 x 51 x 55 cm (42 11/16 x 20 1/16 x 21 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Eric Larrabee; 1997-11-3

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