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Obelisk (Netherlands), ca. 1700–30

This is a obelisk. It was created by Petrus van Marum. It is dated ca. 1700–30 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is glazed earthenware. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Walter Phelps Warren. It is credited Bequest of Walter Phelps Warren.

Its dimensions are

31 x 11 x 11 cm (12 3/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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Obelisk (Netherlands), ca. 1700–30; Petrus van Marum ; glazed earthenware; 31 x 11 x 11 cm (12 3/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Bequest of Walter Phelps Warren; 1986-61-29

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition cleopatra's needle.

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