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Prehistoric decorated or carved portable objects.
1920s; earliest use found in Man: a monthly record of anthropological science. From French art mobilier, lit. ‘portable art’ (apparently not dated in dictionaries of French) from art + mobilier.
art mobilier/ˌɑː(t) məˈbiːlɪeɪ/
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