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1962

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Plaque (possibly France), late 18th century

This is a Plaque. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24.3 x 14 x 0.6 cm (9 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

"CHESLE"

Cite this object as

Plaque (possibly France), late 18th century; tortoiseshell; H x W x D: 24.3 x 14 x 0.6 cm (9 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 1/4 in.); 1962-85-1

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