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1915

  • Work on this object began.

1935

  • Work on this object ended.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for Store Facade of Mappin &Weeb in the Art Deco Style

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Kilemnik & Cia. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is graphite, brush and dark green watercolor, white gouache on green paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Maureen Cogan. It is credited Gift of Maureen Cogan.

  • Compact Brooch
  • enamel, diamonds, gold, cabochon sapphires, mirrored plate glass, gold, platinum.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.45

Its dimensions are

48.9 x 69.9 cm (19 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

At lower right, small [1/2 x 1 in.] copyright stamp in black: LEY 7092/9510/DE PROTECCION/ A LA/PROPIEDAD/ARTISTICA

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite above left vitrin : Or Febreria [Goldwork]; above right vitrine, Plateria [Silverwork]; in graphite, lower right, K

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Store Facade of Mappin &Weeb in the Art Deco Style; Designed by Kilemnik & Cia (Argentina); graphite, brush and dark green watercolor, white gouache on green paperboard; 48.9 x 69.9 cm (19 1/4 x 27 1/2 in. ); Gift of Maureen Cogan; 1999-39-23

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