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Pair Of Torchères (Italy), late 17th/early 18th century

This is a Pair of Torchères. It is dated late 17th/early 18th century and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is wrought and partially gilded iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 197 x 62 cm (6 ft. 5 9/16 in. x 24 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Pair Of Torchères (Italy), late 17th/early 18th century; wrought and partially gilded iron; H x W: 197 x 62 cm (6 ft. 5 9/16 in. x 24 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1914-21-39-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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