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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 and catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. 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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