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1901

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1993

  • We acquired this object.

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2015

2020

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Compact (Italy), 20th century

This is a Compact. It was manufactured by Buccellati. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is gold, silver, enamel, gemstones. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Christian H. Aall. It is credited Gift of Sally Aall.

  • Compact, 1925
  • enamel, diamonds, mother-of-pearl, onyx, gold and platinum.
  • Lent by Vartanian & Sons.
  • 88.2016.5

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 6 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Compact (Italy), 20th century; Manufactured by Buccellati (Italy); gold, silver, enamel, gemstones; H x W x D: 6 x 6 x 1 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Sally Aall; 1993-125-1

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