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Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Morris Bakelite Electric Pencil Sharpener

US$950

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Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Morris bakelite electric pencil sharpener. The "Morissharp" Modernist Industrial Price Reduced from $1250 Another original Machine Age sculptural design you will rarely find in this condition. Sculpture. US Patented Design by Robert B. Fleming, Los Angeles, Calif., assignor to Bert M. Morris Co., Los Angeles, Calif. Richly swirled cast phenolic case with speed lines and removable drawer for shavings. One of the early Iconic American Industrial Design streamlined re-designs of a common object. Design Patent #144777, 1946 With original attached cord, currently functioning. Untouched original condition. As with all vintage powered devices, continued safe functioning is not guaranteed.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.75 in. (14.61 cm)Width: 5 in. (12.7 cm)Depth: 7.75 in. (19.69 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1946
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU945217053041

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    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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