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Music Stand, ca. 1770

This is a Music stand. It was patron: Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is repousséd, engraved steel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 29 x 46.3 x 2.5 cm (11 7/16 x 18 1/4 x 1 in.)

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Music Stand, ca. 1770; Patron: Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (French, 1755 - 1793); repousséd, engraved steel; H x W x D: 29 x 46.3 x 2.5 cm (11 7/16 x 18 1/4 x 1 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-43-58

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

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