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The Crucifixion

Date:
late 16th century
Culture:
probably Southern German
Medium:
Gold, partly enameled, set with Baroque pearl
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/4 × 1 3/8 × 1/2 in. (5.7 × 3.5 × 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.892
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 521
Eugen Felix , Leipzig (until 1886; his sale, J. M. Heberle, Cologne, October 25, 1886, no. 450; sold for 1,400 marks); Baron Albert von Oppenheim (until 1904; sale, Cologne, 1904, no. 152) ; [ M. J. Seligmann ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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