Johann Froescheis LYRA-Bleistift-Fabrik Gmbh & Co. - Kaiser Wilhelm II Pencil, 1888-1918

Johann Froescheis LYRA-Bleistift-Fabrik Gmbh & Co. (established Nürnberg, Germany, 1806)

Kaiser Wilhelm II Pencil, 1888-1918

Painted wood with graphite and brass crown, 42.9 cm (16 7/8 in.) length

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Object details

Accession number

U11n10

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection after 1888.

Marks

Inscribed (side): Johann Froescheis, Nurnberg / Lyra - Bleistift - Fabrik
Inscribed (side): Kaiser Wilhelm II


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Commentary

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