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1930

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1935

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1967

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Pen Tray And Pen (France), 1930–35

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.

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), 1930–35; 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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