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1909

  • Work on this object began.

1913

  • Work on this object ended.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

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  • You found it!

Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard

It was designed by Hector Guimard and founded by Paul Philippon. It is dated 1909–1913 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is bronze, gold, plate glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard. It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

  • Mirror
  • cast brass, beveled mirrored glass.
  • Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel.
  • 2013-49-23

Its dimensions are

Overall: 12.8 x 6.3 cm (5 x 2 7/16 in.)

It is signed

"Hector Guimard" (lower right)

Cite this object as

Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; bronze, gold, plate glass; Overall: 12.8 x 6.3 cm (5 x 2 7/16 in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1956-76-4-a,b

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