Laurits Christian Eichner ( 1894 - 1967 )

c. 1937
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General Description

This neatly fluted, architectonic box by Laurits Christian Eichner reveals the taste for modern classicized forms prevalent in American design during the 1930s.

Adapted from

  • Kevin W. Tucker, DMA unpublished material, 2008.

Fun Facts

In addition to being a metal craftsman, Laurits Christian Eichner was an engineer and a historically influential maker of scientific instruments, many of which are still in service in laboratories and observatories around the world.