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1943

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Cane

This is a Cane. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Collection.

It is inscribed

Cadeau du Roy Louis le Quinzième en l'année 1728 â Sophie de Granval Nourrice de Madame Henriette de France.

Cite this object as

Cane; gold; Gift of Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Collection; 1943-46-71

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