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  • We acquired this object.

1924

  • Work on this object began.

1934

  • Work on this object ended.

2017

2021

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Mechanical Pencil, ca. 1929

This is a Mechanical pencil.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Private Collection as part of Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

It is dated ca. 1929. Its medium is enamel, rose-cut and other diamonds, pearl, silk tassel, gold, platinum.

It is credited Lent by Private Collection.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 5.6 × 1.4 × 1.4 cm (2 3/16 × 9/16 × 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

English hallmarks

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

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