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Plaque (Italy), late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Plaque. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1903. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Samuel P. Avery. It is credited Gift of Samuel P. Avery.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15.2 x 6.5 (6 in. x 2 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On lower rim: "AV" Austro-Hungarian import mark (1891-1901) in hexagonal punch

Cite this object as

Plaque (Italy), late 17th–early 18th century; silver; H x W x D: 15.2 x 6.5 (6 in. x 2 9/16 in.); Gift of Samuel P. Avery; 1903-1-12

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