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Brooch (Denmark), 1987

This is a Brooch. It was designed by Torben Hardenberg. It is dated 1987 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is patinated brass, glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Torben Hardenberg. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14 x 12.4 x 1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch (Denmark), 1987; Designed by Torben Hardenberg (Danish, born 1949); patinated brass, glass; H x W x D: 14 x 12.4 x 1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn; 1987-49-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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