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Louis A. McMillen Wearable Art Pin

Auction:
3045B
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3045B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Louis A. McMillen Wearable Art Pin
Silver, copper
Massachusetts, 1946
Hand-wrought, abstract and geometric devices with copper pin back, signed and dated, lg. 4 7/8 in.

Note: Louis Albert McMillen (1916-1998) was an American architect, designer, and artist who was one of the original founding partners of The Architects Collaborative with Walter Gropius and six other architects. McMillen was part of TAC from its founding in 1945 until its demise in 1995. McMillen's silver pins were exhibited at The 2nd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Jewelry, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis in March, 1948.
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

Louis Albert McMillen, Contemporary Jewelry, Copper, Louis A. McMillen, Matter, McMillen, Mineralogy, The Architects Collaborative, Visual arts, Walter Gropius, Wearable art

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