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This is a plate. It was designed by Auguste Ledru and manufactured by Thibaut Frères Fondeurs, Paris. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is cast pewter. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel and Gerald G. Stiebel. It is credited Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel.

  • Sea Fan Brooch
  • fabricated, roller-printed, and granulated silver and gold.
  • The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • 2016-34-79

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 22.9 cm (1 x 9 in.)

It has the following markings

Thibaut Frères Fondeurs, Paris on base of plate

It is inscribed

signed by artist Auguste Ledru on font

Cite this object as

Plate; Designed by Auguste Ledru (French, 1860-1902); cast pewter; H x diam.: 2.5 x 22.9 cm (1 x 9 in.); Gift of Gerald G. Stiebel and Penelope Hunter-Stiebel; 2013-49-21

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