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1967

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Navette, late 18th century

This is a Navette. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is gold, enamel, mother-of-pearl. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.5 x 3.5 x 4.4 cm (1 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Three marks on stem: struck with image of shoe (or pair of shoes) in profile; small mark of oval outline, indecipherable; indecipherable mark.

Cite this object as

Navette, late 18th century; gold, enamel, mother-of-pearl; H x W x D: 2.5 x 3.5 x 4.4 cm (1 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1967-48-71

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