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Wall sconce (Bras de cheminée) (one of a pair)

Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)

Artist:
After a design by Jean-Claude Duplessis (ca. 1695–1774, active 1748–74)
Date:
ca. 1761
Culture:
French (Sèvres)
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
H. 17 in. (43.2 cm.), W. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.65
202169

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