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American Decorative Arts
Photo credit: Image courtesy the Enamel Arts Foundation
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Maker Enamelist: Ruth Raemisch, American, born Germany, 1893–1966
Maker Silversmith: Waldemar Raemisch, American, German, 1888–1955

Box

1922

900 silver with enamel on copper

1 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 3 7/8 in. (4.4 × 13 × 9.8 cm)
Enamel Arts Foundation Collection
2021.73.91
Geography: 
Made in Berlin, Germany
Culture: 
German
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Sale, Van Zezschwitz Art & Design Auction (founded 2001), Munich, October 21, 2008, lot 1139; sold to the Enamel Arts Foundation, Los Angeles, 2008; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2021

Bibliography: 

Bernard N. Jazzar and Harold B. Nelson, Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present, exh. cat. (Los Angeles: The Enamel Arts Foundation, 2015), 200–201.

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