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Keyhole Escutcheon (France), ca. 1740

This is a Keyhole escutcheon. It is dated ca. 1740 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: 12.2 x 10.1 x 0.6 cm (4 13/16 x 4 x 1/4 in.)

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Keyhole Escutcheon (France), ca. 1740; gilt bronze; H x W x D: 12.2 x 10.1 x 0.6 cm (4 13/16 x 4 x 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1909-25-28

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