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1925

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2019

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Balance Cock (probably France), 18th century

This is a Balance cock. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is gilt brass. 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.

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Balance Cock (probably France), 18th century; gilt brass; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1925-2-109

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