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1948

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2015

2023

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Finial (Italy)

This is a Finial. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is carved wood, gessoed and gilt. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Ogden Codman. It is credited Gift of Ogden Codman.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 18 x 10.3 x 10 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Finial (Italy); carved wood, gessoed and gilt; H x W x D: 18 x 10.3 x 10 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Ogden Codman; 1948-4-2-b-1,2

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