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Ginger Brooch, 2004

This is a brooch. It was designed by Sam Tho Duong. It is dated 2004 and we acquired it in 2016. Its medium is electroformed silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Sam Tho Duong transforms the innumerable forms of natural ginger roots, a key condiment in Vietnamese cooking, into a brooch executed in electroformed silver.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4.8 × 6.4 × 2 cm (1 3/4 in. × 2 1/4 in. × 1 in.)

It has the following markings

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Ginger Brooch, 2004; Designed by Sam Tho Duong (Vietnamese, b. 1969); electroformed silver; H x W x D: 4.8 × 6.4 × 2 cm (1 3/4 in. × 2 1/4 in. × 1 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2016-34-110

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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