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Button (England), 1790

This is a Button. It was manufactured by Wedgwood. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is stoneware (jasper), steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Astrid Sampe.

Its dimensions are

Diameter: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Button (England), 1790; Manufactured by Wedgwood (United Kingdom); stoneware (jasper), steel; Diameter: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Gift of Astrid Sampe; 1983-6-1

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