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CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904)
CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904)

A SILVERED-METAL TOAST RACK, 1878

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CHRISTOPHER DRESSER (1834-1904) A Silvered-Metal Toast Rack, 1878 manufactured by Hukin & Heath, Birmingham, England, model number 1987 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high, 6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide, 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm.) deep DESIGNED BY DR. C. DRESSER H&H 1987 register mark for October 9, 1878
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Truth, Beauty, Power: Dr. Christopher Dresser 1834-1904, New York, Historical Design, 1998, p. 46 for an illustration of this toast rack.

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cf. M. Whiteway, ed., Sock of the Old: Christopher Dresser's Design Revolution, London, 2004, p. 144, fig. 177 for an illustration of a toast rack of this design.

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