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Pair of balusters

Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and originally painted and gilded, oak
Dimensions:
Height (each): 34 in. (86.4 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906
Accession Number:
07.225.483a, b
Not on view
Louis XV, King of France (possibly, ca. 1730s) ; Georges Hoentschel (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906; to MMA)
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