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1972

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Automaton (Germany), late 18th century

This is a Automaton. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is wood, papier-mache. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 73.6 x 25 x 34 cm (29 x 9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Automaton (Germany), late 18th century; wood, papier-mache; H x W x D: 73.6 x 25 x 34 cm (29 x 9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.); 1972-82-2

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18478611/ |title=Automaton (Germany), late 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 October 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>