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Brynner, Irena

Collection Creator:
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 93, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971-1977
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lee Nordness business records and papers
Lee Nordness business records and papers / Series 3: Forms & Objects, Inc. / 3.1: Correspondence
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Brynner, Irena and Jacob Weinstein

Collection Creator:
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 93, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1977
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lee Nordness business records and papers
Lee Nordness business records and papers / Series 3: Forms & Objects, Inc. / 3.1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nordlee-ref2136

Brynner, Irena

Collection Creator:
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-1973
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992, bulk 1954-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lee Nordness business records and papers
Lee Nordness business records and papers / Series 1: Nordness Gallery, Inc. and Lee Nordness Galleries Art Advisory Section, Inc. / 1.2: Artist's Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-nordlee-ref302

hair ornament

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Maker:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 17 × 19 cm (4 5/16 × 6 11/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
hair ornament
Made in:
USA
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq467e37b99-a06c-4e76-aebb-7db7d8fae881
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-1
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Necklace

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold, faience, stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (clasped): 24 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm (9 7/16 x 4 1/2 x 5/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Necklace
Made in:
USA
Date:
1950–55
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4d7c85e66-7642-4840-924f-43f7fc4664c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-10
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Earrings

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold, faience, stone
Dimensions:
(a): 4.5 x 2.7 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/16 x 1/4 in.)
(b): 4.5 x 2.8 x 0.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Earrings
Made in:
USA
Date:
1950–55
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-11-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40e5d3d7b-73b3-4310-a9e7-5a0d6106d74d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-11-a_b
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Necklace

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold, stone, diamonds
Dimensions:
(clasped): 28 x 9 x 1.5 cm (11 in. x 3 9/16 in. x 9/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Necklace
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1963
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4cb577fc1-929e-45cd-9e55-16d07aef8a3f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-12
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Necklace

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold, niobium
Dimensions:
Overall: 19.1 x 13.5 x 2 cm (7 1/2 x 5 5/16 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Necklace
Made in:
USA
Date:
1990
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-13
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40a7273e9-1f23-48cd-8096-b042bb722912
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-13
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Locket and chain

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Ebony, silver, moonstone
Dimensions:
(a: locket): 5.9 x 2.6 x 0.7 cm (2 5/16 in. x 1 in. x 1/4 in.)
(b: chain): 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Locket and chain
Made in:
USA
Date:
1951
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-2-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46f5e790f-2e09-49ee-991d-1e48cb81339a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-2-a_b
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Choker

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 11.2 x 11.1 x 1.9 cm (4 7/16 x 4 3/8 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Choker
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1953
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c7c244c7-bd4e-472b-9bb7-c39fe74e3120
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-3
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Brooch

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Silver, quartz
Dimensions:
H x diam.: 1.6 x 4.9 cm (5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Brooch
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1955
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq494debd96-851c-4d78-9ae7-dfacc4032f5d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-4
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Neckband

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 16 x 14 x 2.1 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/2 x 13/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Neckband
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1952
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq481cc0aeb-ca36-4128-a431-f24a29bb9b52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-5
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Brooch

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold, eucalyptus bark
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.1 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Brooch
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1953
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq425629f36-3a98-4968-9f0e-f8a16a8858b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-6
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Ring

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 x 9 x 1.9 cm (1 3/16 x 3 9/16 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Ring
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1951
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4f017e993-fd48-4c6c-975e-f10daf19ccd0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-7
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Necklace

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold, blue opal
Dimensions:
Overall: 25 x 13.4 x 1.2 cm (9 13/16 x 5 1/4 x 1/2 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Necklace
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1968
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-8-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46e735b69-416b-4e0b-8f19-7583fe2ffcd5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-8-a_b

Wrap Around

Designer:
Irena Brynner, American, b. Russia, 1917 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Overall: 9.2 x 5.8 x 1.5 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 9/16 in.)
Type:
jewelry
Decorative Arts
Earrings
Object Name:
Earrings
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1959
Credit Line:
Gift of Irena Brynner
Accession Number:
1991-165-9-a,b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Irena Brynner 1991
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4bb3084fa-4b10-4037-b8ca-99a7c5e76f64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1991-165-9-a_b
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Photograph of Irena Brynner showing jewelry to Yul Brynner, Edward G. Robinson, and Cecil B. DeMille on the set of the movie "The Ten Commandments"

Subject:
Brynner, Irena F.  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1956
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22716
See more items in:
Irena Brynner papers, 1914-2003
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22716

Irena Brynner contact sheet

Photographer:
Yee, Tom  Search this
Yee, Tom  Search this
Subject:
Brynner, Irena F.  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Jewelers  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7631
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Irena Brynner papers, 1914-2003
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7631

Oral history interview with Merry Renk, 2001 January 18-19

Interviewee:
Renk, Merry, 1921-2012  Search this
Renk, Merry, 1921-2012  Search this
Interviewer:
Fisch, Arline M., 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Albers, Josef  Search this
Asawa, Ruth  Search this
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis)  Search this
Brancusi, Constantin  Search this
Brynner, Irena  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen  Search this
Curtis, Earle  Search this
De Patta, Margaret  Search this
Godfrey, Mary Jo Slick  Search this
Guermonprez, Trude  Search this
Hall, Doris.  Search this
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Oliver, Olive  Search this
Tawney, Lenore  Search this
Tajiri, Shinkichi  Search this
750 Studio  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Metal Arts Guild  Search this
Mobilia Gallery  Search this
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
School of Industrial Design (Trenton, N.J.)  Search this
University of California, Berkeley. Department of Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Enamel and enameling  Search this
Enamelers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Jewelers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11961
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)227005
AAA_collcode_renk01
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_227005
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Oral history interview with Irena Brynner, 2001 April 26-27

Interviewee:
Brynner, Irena F., 1917-2003  Search this
Brynner, Irena F., 1917-2003  Search this
Interviewer:
Fisch, Arline M., 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Bergman, Franz  Search this
Campbell, David Robert  Search this
Daniels, Grete  Search this
Faber, Aaron  Search this
Jensen, Georg Arthur  Search this
Jeremias, Trudy  Search this
Rosene, Caroline Gleick  Search this
Resnikoff, Florence Lisa Herman  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph  Search this
Winston, Robert  Search this
Renk, Merry  Search this
De Patta, Margaret  Search this
Craft Students League  Search this
Metal Arts Guild  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Jewelers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12026
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)226926
AAA_collcode_brynne01
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_226926
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