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1941

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Sconce And Socket (USA), early 19th century

This is a Sconce and socket. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is tin, glass, pewter. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. J. Insley Blair. It is credited Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x diam.: 6.5 x 14.5 x 24.5 cm (2 9/16 x 5 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sconce And Socket (USA), early 19th century; tin, glass, pewter; H x W x diam.: 6.5 x 14.5 x 24.5 cm (2 9/16 x 5 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair in memory of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1941-98-72-a,b

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