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Hanging Wall Font And Frame (possibly Italy), 1730–39

This is a Hanging wall font and frame. It is dated 1730–39 and we acquired it in 1907. Its medium is embossed silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. George A. Hearn. It is credited Gift of George A. Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24 x 16.7 x 7.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On back: bowl: hallmarks of Rome; three hallmarks upon escutcheon: "N A", in one "1731, and in two: "17"

Cite this object as

Hanging Wall Font And Frame (possibly Italy), 1730–39; embossed silver; H x W x D: 24 x 16.7 x 7.8 cm (9 7/16 x 6 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Gift of George A. Hearn; 1907-14-2

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