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Joseph Cornell. Object (Roses des vents). 1942-53

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Object (Roses des vents)

Joseph Cornell (American, 1903–1972)

Wood box with twenty-one compasses set into a wood tray resting on plexiglass-topped-and-partitioned section, divided into seventeen compartments containing small miscellaneous objects, and three-part hinged lid lined with German maps of the Coral Sea and the Great Australian Bight
2 5/8 x 21 1/4 x 10 3/8" (6.7 x 53.7 x 26.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Murphy Fund
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

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