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Name of Object:

Table

Location:

Le Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

Holding Institution:

Musée d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine de Kassar Saïd

 About Higher Institute for the Study of Contemporary History of Tunisia, University of Manouba, Le Bardo, Tunis

Date of Object:

19th century

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Wood, marble, gold leaf

Provenance:

Palais de Kassar Saïd

Description:

This table bore witness to the signing of the so-called "Treaty of Bardo" the 12 May 1881 by Mohamed Sadok Bey and the General Bréart. This circular marble table has a diameter of around 120 cm and an ebony base, carved and embellished with gold leaf.

Citation of this web page:

Bechir Yazidi "Table" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2022. https://sharinghistory.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;tn;30;en

Prepared by: Bechir Yazidi
Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: TN 030

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