Stand for Color Wheel

Stand for Color Wheel

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This is a brass stand for color wheels. The “H. Van Laun / & Zoon / fec. Amsterdam” inscription refers to Hartog Abraham van Laun (1732-1815), a Jewish porcelain manufacturer from Silesia who moved to Amsterdam, and began making and selling philosophical instruments. At some point his firm became H. Van Laun & Zoon.
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Object Name
color wheel stand
H. van Laun
place made
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
wheels: 21 1/8 in; x 53.6575 cm
stand: 2 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 10.795 cm
overall: 21 13/16 in x 4 1/2 in x 8 in; 55.40375 cm x 11.43 cm x 20.32 cm
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National Museum of American History
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