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Pair of andirons

Date:
ca. 1785
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilt and patinated bronze
Dimensions:
Each: H. 17-1/4 x W. 19-1/4 x D. 5-1/4 in. (43.8 x 48.9 x 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.284.14, .15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 527
[ René Weiller , through Rosenberg & Stiebel, sold to Wrighstman (1968)] ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (until 1972; to MMA)
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