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Mirror, designed ca. 1919, manufactured 1923

This is a mirror. It was designed by Louis Süe and André Mare and manufactured by Companie des Arts Français.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated designed ca. 1919, manufactured 1923. Its medium is cherry or pearwood, mirror glass, paint, gold leaf.

Edward C. Moore Jr., son of Tiffany & Co.’s artistic director, established a fund at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1922 for the purchase of modern decorative arts. This mirror was among the furniture purchased directly from the Compagnie des Arts Français in 1923. Another example was selected from the 1925 Paris exposition to travel in the US.

It is credited Lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1923 (23.175.14).

  • Mirror (France), ca. 1925
  • cast and patinated bronze with beveled mirrored plate glass.
  • Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection.
  • 1975-32-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 117.5 × 86.4 × 6.4 cm (46 1/4 in. × 34 in. × 2 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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