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Hand Mirror, 1930–1931

This is a Hand Mirror. It was produced by Wiener Werkstätte. It is dated 1930–1931 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is nickel-plated copper alloy. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Teresa Kilham. It is credited Gift of Teresa Kilham.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Vase
  • engraved and acid etched glass.
  • Gift of Mrs. Jefferson Patterson.
  • 1981-13-29
  • Handscreen, 18th century
  • painted paper leaf with applied silk, carved wood handle.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1925-1-65

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 28.8 x 15 x 1.1 cm (11 5/16 x 5 7/8 x 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on bottom of handle: Made in Austria / WW cipher within circle.

Cite this object as

Hand Mirror, 1930–1931; Produced by Wiener Werkstätte (Austria); nickel-plated copper alloy; H x W x D: 28.8 x 15 x 1.1 cm (11 5/16 x 5 7/8 x 7/16 in.); Gift of Teresa Kilham; 1958-80-8

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

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