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Toast rack

1878

Christopher Dresser

After a period of militant Japonism, Christopher Dresser reserved his most radical inventions for metal, the emblematic material of Victorian Britain, which enabled him to adapt an abstract and unprecedentedly austere aesthetic to industrial production. This toast-rack is among the finest examples.

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF

Artist: Christopher Dresser
Title: Toast rack
Geography: Hukin & Heath, Birmingham and London, United Kingdom
Date: 1878
Medium: silver plate
Classification: tool and utensil
Dimensions: 13 x 17 x 8.5 cm
Inventory number: LAD 2011.142
Contact for images: [email protected]
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