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Balustrade Medallion from Entrance to Paris Subway Medallion

This is a medallion. It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is cast iron, paint. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Harry C. Sigman.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 73.7 × 61 × 7.9 cm (29 in. × 24 in. × 3 1/8 in.) Weight: 32.2 kg (71 lb.)

Cite this object as

Balustrade Medallion from Entrance to Paris Subway Medallion; Designed by Hector Guimard ((French, 1867–1942)); France; cast iron, paint; H x W x D: 73.7 × 61 × 7.9 cm (29 in. × 24 in. × 3 1/8 in.) Weight: 32.2 kg (71 lb.); Gift of Harry C. Sigman; 2013-21-6

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