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Button (USA), ca. 1930

This is a Button. It was designed by Simon Lissim. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is porcelain, enamel, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Initials "S L" for Simon Lissim on reverse. Blue enamel "M L" possibly monogram of Mrs. Lissim.

Cite this object as

Button (USA), ca. 1930; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); porcelain, enamel, gilding; Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.); 1985-81-16

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