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Pair of firedogs (chenets)

Date:
ca. 1780–85
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Each: 16 1/4 × 18 × 4 3/4 in. (41.3 × 45.7 × 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.180.1, .2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 524
[ Kraemer & Cie , Paris, until 1977; sold to MMA ]
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