Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2010

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Art of the Americas: July 2009–June 2010


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Napkin ring (elephant)

about 1930–40
Overall: 5.1 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm (2 x 3 x 5/8 in.)
Bakelite (plastic)

Classification: Decorative arts

Object Place: United States

Accession number: 2010.492

Provenance/Ownership History: Early history unknown; by 1980s, Elizabeth Baratalli's shop "Elizabeth's," Newburyport, MA; 1980s, sold by Elizabeth's to Betsy Woodman, Newburyport, MA; 2010, gift of Woodman to the MFA.

Gift of Betsy and Jonathan Woodman