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1907

  • Work on this object began.

1962

  • We acquired this object.

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Pen Tray

It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1907 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Miss Clare L. Beckwith. It is credited Gift of Clare L. Beckwith.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 × 26 × 1 cm (2 3/8 × 10 1/4 × 3/8 in.)

It is signed

"Hector Guimard 1907" (lower right)

Cite this object as

Pen Tray; Designed by Hector Guimard ((French, 1867–1942)); wood; H x W x D: 6 × 26 × 1 cm (2 3/8 × 10 1/4 × 3/8 in.); Gift of Clare L. Beckwith; 1962-132-1

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