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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Button (USA)

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: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Button (USA); Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); porcelain, enamel, gilding; Diameter: 2 cm (13/16 in.); 1985-81-17

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