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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1967

  • We acquired this object.

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Pen Tray And Pen (France)

This is a Pen tray and pen. It is dated 1930–35 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is chromed metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert.

  • Writing Toolbox (England)
  • enamel on copper, gilt copper, glass, wood.
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.245.26.
  • 21.2012.1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 9.5 x 40.4 x 11 cm (3 3/4 x 15 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pen Tray And Pen (France); chromed metal, plastic; H x W x D: 9.5 x 40.4 x 11 cm (3 3/4 x 15 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert; 1967-85-7-a,b

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