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Hand Mirror

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter, silvered glass
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1935
    DIMENSIONS 9 1/8 x 5 x 3/4 in. (23.2 x 12.7 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS On bottom of handle, impressed: "QUEENS ART PEWTER/HANDMADE/DANISH PEWTER/MADE USA"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2007.21.2
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of H. Randolph Lever, by exchange
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Queens Art Pewter, Ltd. (1930-2000). Hand Mirror, ca. 1935. Pewter, silvered glass, 9 1/8 x 5 x 3/4 in. (23.2 x 12.7 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of H. Randolph Lever, by exchange, 2007.21.2. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE back, 2007.21.2_back_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular mirror with long ovoid handle. Impressed on the back at center with five concentric circles.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (78%)
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