12-17-2011 12-17-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2577B Boston
December 17, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Marie Zimmermann (1879-1972) Smoking Stand

Auction: 20th Century Design - 2577B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 17, 2011 10:00AM


Marie Zimmermann (1879-1972) Smoking Stand
Intentionally oxidized silver, copper
New York
Match holder with applied copper Ankh symbol, the ancient Egyptian symbol for life, on oval card tray monogrammed LRB, marked Marie Zimmermann maker Sterling and maker's mark, total wt. approx. 4 troy oz., lg. 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Descended in the family of the consignor.
Note: Accompanied by a copy of an article " Nature in Her More Joyous Moods Metalsmith Marie Zimmermann," by Joan Bamberger. Zimmermann's work was included in the exhibition The Art That is Life: The Arts & Crafts Movement in America at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.
Estimate $800-1,200


Marie Zimmermann, Joan Bamberger, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, Arts & Crafts Movement in America