On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Chromed metal, painted wood
17 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 6 in. (44.5 x 29.2 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Paul F. Walter
Whimsical, heart-shaped magazine holder made of chromed metal and painted-black wood parts. Base is a low, rectangular piece of wood with rounded sides and a scooped top; five square-grooved channels run across the center of the base's top from side to side. Two thin sheets of metal attached to center of base symmetrically arc upwards and curve over into scrolled ends, forming a heart shape. Another, narrower strip of metal forms semi-circle that hugs underside of heart. Tall, metal rectangular post with rounded edges bisects the heart from top to bottom; it resembles an arrow stuck into the heart. Attached to sides at top of post are two wooden pieces forming a handle; they are in shape of parallelogram with curved top and bottom sides; outer sides of handles decorated with three square-grooved channels; this handle evokes the feathers on the end of an arrow. All parts attached with screws.
CONDITION: Fair; all-over spotting and some tarnishing in chrome; scratches in wooden handle and base, especially along edges; some rusting around screws.
Unknown. Magazine Holder, ca. 1930. Chromed metal, painted wood, 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 6 in. (44.5 x 29.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 1994.165.80. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.165.80_bw.jpg)
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