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1978

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Marie Antoinette Triptych Figure

This is a Marie Antoinette triptych figure. It was subject: Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is carved ivory. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Peter G. Sachs. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 22.5 x 7 x 5.4 cm (8 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Marie Antoinette Triptych Figure; Subject: Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (French, 1755 - 1793); carved ivory; Overall: 22.5 x 7 x 5.4 cm (8 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs; 1978-168-78

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