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Handle (France)

This is a Handle. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 9.4 x 9.2 cm (3 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Handle (France); gilt bronze; H x W: 9.4 x 9.2 cm (3 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1909-25-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection.

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