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Bertold, Count and Duke of Hennenberg

Date:
1500–1550
Culture:
German
Medium:
Steatite (soapstone)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.466
Not on view
Inscription: Around edge: BERTOLT GRAF VNND HERR ZV HENNENBERG
Eugen Felix , Leipzig (until 1886; his sale, J. M. Heberle, Cologne, October 25, 1886, no. 908; sold for 5100 marks); Frédéric Spitzer , Paris (until d. 1890) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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