Purportedly designed and made for the 1937 MGM film "Topper"; sold in 1985 by Omega Studio Rentals, Los Angeles to Off the Wall Antiques, Los Angeles; sold to private collectors in Germany, 1986; repurchased by Off the Wall Antiques, Los Angeles, 2006; purchased by the MFA 2006.
H.E. Bolles Fund
- Manufacturer Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
- Probably designed by William L. Stevens, American, active 1930s–1971
Overall: 200.7 x 106.7 cm (79 x 42 in.)
Medium or Technique
Brushed stainless steel, chrome, neon