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Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard

It was designed by Hector Guimard and founded by Paul Philippon. We acquired it in 1956. Its medium is bronze, silver, plate glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard.

  • Spoon (USA), 1978
  • raised, cut, and molded silver.
  • Gift of Aaron Faber Gallery.
  • 1979-60-2

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Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; bronze, silver, plate glass; 1956-76-6-a/c

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thom Browne Selects.

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