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Ostrich Egg And Stand, 17th century

This is a Ostrich egg and stand. It was after Johannes Meyer. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is carved egg shell (ostrich). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 15 x 11 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ostrich Egg And Stand, 17th century; After Johannes Meyer (Swiss, 1655 - 1712); carved egg shell (ostrich); H x diam.: 15 x 11 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-27-a,b

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