Pair Of Covered Urns, 1925
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Stephen E. Kelly//Kelly Gallery, New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
These covered urns are miniature adaptations of the stepped forms that topped columns at the entrance to the Pavillons de la Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, designed by Henri Patou, at the 1925 Paris Exposition. They were purchased at the fair by Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. and were on display in their apartment at 740 Park Avenue.
It is credited
Stephen E. Kelly/Kelly Gallery, New York.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 25.4 × 13.8 cm (10 in. × 5 7/16 in.)
It has the following markings
E.R. incised and S1925G and MADE IN FRANCE impressed. One incised Brecy 1925.