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1925

  • Work on this object began.

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Mirror (France), ca. 1925

This is a mirror. It was designed by Edgar Brandt. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is cast and patinated bronze with beveled mirrored plate glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

The stylized floral crest suggests neoclassical French decoration and a 1920s aesthetic.

This object was donated by Stanley Siegel. It is credited Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 139.7 x 72 x 5 cm (55 x 28 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Mirror (France), ca. 1925; Designed by Edgar Brandt (French, 1880–1960); cast and patinated bronze with beveled mirrored plate glass; H x W x D: 139.7 x 72 x 5 cm (55 x 28 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection; 1975-32-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s and Thom Browne Selects.

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