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Bowl

Date:
ca. 1540–50
Culture:
Southern German, Nuremberg (?)
Medium:
Boxwood and fruitwood
Dimensions:
H. 6-3/4 x W. 7-7/8 in. (17.1 x 20.0 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.643
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 520
This is a goldsmith's model. The center medallion representing Roman Charity recalls the work of the Nürnberg painter and engraver Georg Pencz.
Baron Albert von Oppenheim ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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