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Bird Figure, possibly 18th century

This is a Figure. It is dated possibly 18th century and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is gold, enamel, gemstones. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. Edward Pope. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Pope.

  • Headboard, ca. 1885
  • chased and cut steel, brass, pierced copper over carved and joined teak wood.
  • Lent by Bryn Mawr College.
  • 5.2012.1

Its dimensions are

Overall: 7.3 x 6.4 x 6.8 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.)

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Bird Figure, possibly 18th century; India; gold, enamel, gemstones; Overall: 7.3 x 6.4 x 6.8 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Pope; 1996-19-1

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