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Albumen print mounted on card (Carte de Visite)
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New York City-based industrial designer Eva Zeisel, known primarily for her work in ceramics, created designs in metalware for Nambé around 2000. The Nambé foundry began production in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1951 after discovering an alloy with the beauty of sterling silver and the durability of iron.
Gift of Nambé
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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