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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1950

  • Work on this object ended.

1992

  • We acquired this object.

2015

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Brooch (USA), ca. 1940

This is a Brooch. It is dated ca. 1940 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is metal, gilt, glass paste. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper Hewitt Fund.

  • Brooch (USA), 1991
  • glass, gold.
  • Museum purchase through bequest of Ida McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil....
  • 1992-8-2
  • Hanakarakusa W Brooch, 2007
  • gold powder, gold beads, egg shells, mother-of-pearl, colored lacquer....
  • Gift of Van Cleef and Arpels.
  • 2011-42-2

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 7.8 x 2.7 x 2 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch (USA), ca. 1940; metal, gilt, glass paste; Overall: 7.8 x 2.7 x 2 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/16 x 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Sarah Cooper Hewitt Fund; 1992-103-1

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