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  • Title: Nécessaire
  • Creator: John Best
  • Date Created: mid-18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: a) H. 8-1/2 in. (21.6 cm) b) L. 2-1/8 x 1-1/8 in. (5.4 x 2.9 cm) c) L. 2-7/16 in. (6.2 cm) d) H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) e,f) H. 2-5/8 in. (6.7 cm) g,h) H. 2-11/16 in. (6.8 cm) i,j) H. 2-11/16 in. (6.8 cm) k,l) H. 2-1/16 in. (5.2 cm) m,n) H. 2 in. (5.1 cm) o) L. 1-5/8 in. (4.1 cm) p) L. 1-7/16 in. (3.7 cm) q) L. 1-1/2 in. (3.8 cm) r) L. 2-1/8 in. (5.4 cm) s) L. 1-5/16 in. (3.3 cm) t) Gr. L. 3-1/4 in. (8.3 cm) u) L. 1-9/16 in. (4 cm) v) L. 1-5/16 in. (3.3 cm) w) L. 1-11/16 in. (4.3 cm) x) L. 1-5/16 in. (3.3) y) H. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm) z) L. 1-7/16 in. (3.7 cm) aa) L. 1-1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
  • Type: Nécessaire
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/201911
  • Medium: Gold, heliotrope, diamond
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: British

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