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Twelve-piece vanity set

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By 1987, owned by Drucker Antiques, Brooklyn, NY; October 30, 1987, purchased from Drucker Antiques (with the professional assistance of consultant Janet Zapata of Short Hills, New Jersey) by John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the MFA; 2011, gift of John Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection

designed and made 1934

Object Place

New York, New York


Overall: 42.2 x 40.6 x 33.3 cm (16 5/8 x 16 x 13 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silver, mahogany, mirrorred glass, Bakelite, velvet




Silver hollowware