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1915

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1925

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Telephone (Belgium), ca. 1920

This is a Telephone. It was manufactured by L.M. Ericsson Company. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was purchased from Carole Krohn and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and catalogued by Cynthia Trope. It is credited Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

  • Vanity Case, ca. 1936
  • enamel, coral, diamonds, gold, mirrored plate glass.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.41

Its dimensions are

Overall: 27.8 x 23 x 11 cm (10 15/16 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Telephone (Belgium), ca. 1920; Manufactured by L.M. Ericsson Company (Sweden); metal, plastic; Overall: 27.8 x 23 x 11 cm (10 15/16 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1994-73-1

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