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1915

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1935

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Drawing, Design for an Ash Tray with Millefiori Pattern, ca. 1925

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Simon Lissim. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is brush and gouache, gold paint on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

13.2 x 19.8 cm (5 3/16 x 7 13/16 in. )

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: SIMON LISSOM; lower right corner: SIMON LISSIM [underlined]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: N 30.; upper right corner: Ascher; center verso: #17/Ash tray

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Ash Tray with Millefiori Pattern, ca. 1925; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); USA; brush and gouache, gold paint on cream wove paper; 13.2 x 19.8 cm (5 3/16 x 7 13/16 in. ); 1985-81-2

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