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1955

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2017

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Ring, ca. 1955

This is a Ring. It was designed by Claire Falkenstein. It is dated ca. 1955 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is folded sheet silver, bent silver wire. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Susan Lewin. It is credited The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.4 × 4 × 4.8 cm (15/16 × 1 9/16 × 1 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Various marks including: incomplete STERLING on interior of band to the left and above partial maker's mark. F near edge of flattened wire of band, also partial FALKENSTEIN with FALKEN partially visible and STEIN clearly visible.

Cite this object as

Ring, ca. 1955; Designed by Claire Falkenstein (American, 1908 - 1997); folded sheet silver, bent silver wire; H x W x D: 2.4 × 4 × 4.8 cm (15/16 × 1 9/16 × 1 7/8 in.); The Susan Grant Lewin Collection, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; 2017-2-2

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