Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bust of a man

Date:
17th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Boxwood, partly painted
Dimensions:
Overall: 3/4 × 6 3/4 in. (1.9 × 17.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.461
Not on view
This boxwood medallion is probably a 17th century piece intended for a Kunstkammer, or collector's cabinet.
Baron Albert von Oppenheim , Cologne (by 1904–6; to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906–17; to MMA)
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