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Finial (France), ca. 1740–50

This is a Finial. It is dated ca. 1740–50 and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.5 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm (3 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

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Finial (France), ca. 1740–50; gilt bronze; H x W x D: 8.5 x 3.7 x 3.2 cm (3 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1909-25-25

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