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Mount (probably Italy), late 18th–early 19th century

This is a mount. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is gilt and coppered bronze with pewter or lead surround. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mary A. Peoli. It is credited Gift of Mary A. Peoli.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 5.1 × 6.3 cm (2 in. × 2 1/2 in.)

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Mount (probably Italy), late 18th–early 19th century; gilt and coppered bronze with pewter or lead surround; L x W: 5.1 × 6.3 cm (2 in. × 2 1/2 in.); Gift of Mary A. Peoli; 1925-3-13

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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