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NOT TITLED Brooch

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Thomas Gentille. It is dated late 20th century and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is bronze, gold, industrial paint. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Gentille occasionally uses gold for its unsurpassed light collecting and reflecting qualities, focusing primarily on brooches in alternative materials that have little or no traditional association with jewelry including aluminum and bronze.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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  • enameled and gilt porcelain.
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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 0.5 × 7 cm (3/16 × 2 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse, close to the bottom, stamped block letters: T. GENTILLE; underneath: DeMARCO SERIES

Cite this object as

NOT TITLED Brooch; Designed by Thomas Gentille (American, b. 1936); bronze, gold, industrial paint; H x diam.: 0.5 × 7 cm (3/16 × 2 3/4 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-37

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jewelry of Ideas: Gifts from the Susan Grant Lewin Collection.

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