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Wall bracket

Date:
early 18th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Plaque: 8 x 3 1/2 in. (20.3 x 8.9 cm); arm: L. ca. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.425a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 532
Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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