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Rattle, Whistle, and Bells

Maker:
Nicholas Roosevelt (1715–1769)
Date:
1755–68
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Gold, coral
Dimensions:
L. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm); 2 oz. 13 dwt. (82.3 g)
Classifications:
Metal, Gold
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.70
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Marking: marked on shaft near coral: N[pellet]RV(conjoined) (in rounded rectangle)
With James Graham and Sons, Inc., New York; sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1947.
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