Letter opener: Crociera Aerea del Decennale Roma, Chicago, New York, Roma [Decennial Air Cruise Rome, Chicago, New York, Rome]

 
Letter opener: Crociera Aerea del Decennale Roma, Chicago, New York, Roma [Decennial Air Cruise Rome, Chicago, New York, Rome]
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  • Title :     Letter opener: Crociera Aerea del Decennale Roma, Chicago, New York, Roma [Decennial Air Cruise Rome, Chicago, New York, Rome]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer F. M. Lorioli & Castelli Maker
  • Accession:     XX1991.547
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     circa 1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-1/2 1-1/8, Centimeters 21.6 2.9
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Aviation , Transportation , Metal/Metal Design , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1991.547.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Commemorative letter opener for the decennial air cruise between Rome-Chicago-New York-Rome; tapered metal letter opener with an applied copper enameled blue and gold circular disc representing the globe's western hemisphere; raised inscription at top edge.