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Sheila Tabakoff correspondence with Harry Bertoia, 1975 Jan. 7-Jan. 13

Sheila Tabakoff correspondence with Harry Bertoia, 1975 Jan. 7-Jan. 13

Tabakoff, Sheila K.

Curator

Collection Information

Size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Carbon copy of a letter, Jan. 7, 1975 from Tabakoff to Harry Bertoia inquiring about a silver tea set made by Bertoia which the Institute was interested in accessioning; and Bertoia's letter Jan. 13, 1975, responding to Tabakoff and stating that the set was executed in 1938 or 1939 at Cranbrook Academy of Art where it was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. George Kamperman.

Biographical/Historical Note

Associate curator of European Decorative Arts, Detroit Institute of Art; Detroit, Mich. Bertoia was a sculptor and metalsmith. He lived in Michigan.

Provenance

Donated 1975 by Sheila Tabakoff.

Microfilm reel 2787 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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