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1927

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Mechanical Picture Frame

This is a Mechanical Picture Frame.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Private Collection as part of Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

Its medium is moonstone, black enamel, gold, abalone, hardstone, tinted mother-of-pearl, rose-cut diamonds, onyx, carved agate, jade.

  • Object ID #907214225
  • mother-of-pearl, lapis lazuli, nephrite, abalone, diamonds, platinum,....
  • Lent by Siegelson, New York.
  • 61.2016.4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection.

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