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Frame in the form of a book

Date:
second half 19th century
Culture:
French, probably Paris
Medium:
Gilt bronze, velvet
Dimensions:
3 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 3 in. (8.9 × 4.4 × 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.250a
Not on view
Sigismond Bardac , Paris (until at least 1900) ; George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (until 1941; to MMA)
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