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Meret Oppenheim. Object. Paris, 1936

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Meret Oppenheim (Swiss, 1913–1985)

Date:
Paris, 1936
Medium:
Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon
Dimensions:
Cup 4 3/8" (10.9 cm) in diameter; saucer 9 3/8" (23.7 cm) in diameter; spoon 8" (20.2 cm) long, overall height 2 7/8" (7.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase
MoMA Number:
130.1946.a-c

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist, Paris; purchased by Alfred Barr, New York, 1936; on loan to The Museum of Modern Art, New York [1]; acquired in June 1946.
[1] Included in the exhibition Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, December 7, 1936-January 17, 1937 (no. 452). According to the Museum's Registrars files the lender was Barr. The exhibition catalogue, however, notes "Lent by the artist."

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