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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

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Button (USA), ca. 1930

This is a Button. It was designed by Simon Lissim. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Button (USA), ca. 1930; Designed by Simon Lissim (American, b. Kiev, Russia, 1900–1981); porcelain; Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.); 1985-81-6

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