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Pax

Date:
probably 19th century
Culture:
Italian, Milan
Medium:
Silver gilt, niello, enamel cameos, jewels, enamel, rubies
Dimensions:
13 × 6 7/8 in. (33 × 17.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1407
Not on view
Inscription: In central panel, inscribed on scroll held by angels: XPS.REX.VENIT.IN.PACE.ET.DEVS.HOMO.FACTVS.EST.

Typewritten label pasted on base: "Baiser de Paix. Silver-gilt, set with cameos, XVI century. Purchased from Imbert 1911"
J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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