Twelve-piece vanity set

designed and made 1934
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co. (American, active 1837–present), Designed by Arthur Leroy Barney (American, 1884–1955)

Object Place: New York, New York


Overall: 42.2 x 40.6 x 33.3 cm (16 5/8 x 16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver, mahogany, mirrorred glass, Bakelite, velvet

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)




Silver hollowware


By 1987, owned by Drucker Antiques, Brooklyn, NY; October 30, 1987, purchased from Drucker Antiques (with the professional assistance of consultant Janet Zapata of Short Hills, New Jersey) by John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the MFA; 2011, gift of John Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection