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Circular compact

The circular compact is cut from sheet silver; the sides are soldered. The applied floral design is ornamented with green and red enamel.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“MR” conjoined within a square, and “STERLING” in incuse sans-serif letters struck on underside.

Provenance

The artist; February 24, 1988, gift of the artist to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Maria Regnier

about 1940–50

Object Place

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Accession Number

1988.145

Medium or Technique

Silver, enamel

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware