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Optical elements by Claude-Siméon Passemant
(1702–1769)

Date: ca. 1750
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Gilt bronze, shagreen, tinted parchment with gold tooling, steel, brass, mahogany, mirror glass, glass
Dimensions: Gr. H. 24-1/4 in. (61.6 cm); Gr. W. and D. 10-3/4 in. (27.3 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line: Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, by exchange, 1986
Accession Number: 1986.1a–d

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