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Negress

Date:
early 17th century
Culture:
probably German
Medium:
Rosewood; pedestal: lapis lazuli, marble and gilt metal
Dimensions:
Height: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.755
Not on view
Michel Boy (until 1905, his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, May 15–24, 1905, no. 859); J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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