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Maker: T. F. P., w. ca. 1788

Louis XVI circular powder box

1788

Gold

13/16 in. (2 cm) other: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Bequest of Doris M. Brixey
1984.32.47a-b
Geography: 
Made in Paris, France
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
French
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Richard DeWolfe Brixey (1880-1943); by descent to his daughter Doris M. Brixey. Bequest in 1984 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1984,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 3 (Winter 1986): 71.

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