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1983

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Brooch (Germany), 1983

This is a Brooch. It was made by Georg Dobler. It is dated 1983 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is steel wire, acrylic lacquer. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Best Laid Planes: The Jewelry of Georg Dobler.

This object was donated by Helen Drutt Gallery. It is credited Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler.

  • Frame, 18th century
  • carved, molded and painted wood (probably fir).
  • Gift of the C. Helme and Alice B. Strater Collection.
  • 1976-1-160

Its dimensions are

21.5L x3.9W x2D cm (8 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in. )

Cite this object as

Brooch (Germany), 1983; Made by Georg Dobler (German, b. 1952); steel wire, acrylic lacquer; 21.5L x3.9W x2D cm (8 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in. ); Gift of Helen W. Drutt English in memory of Mark Dallas Butler; 1999-55-1

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