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This is a brooch.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Neil Lane Collection as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1925. Its medium is diamonds, platinum, carved lapis, onyx, coral, jade.

Boucheron featured whimsical designs, such as this large bow tie–shaped brooch in contrasting colors, in its critically acclaimed display at the 1925 Paris Exposition.

It is credited Neil Lane Collection.

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  • 61.2016.1

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 12.7 × 5.1 cm (5 × 2 in.)

It has the following markings

Boucheron Paris

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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