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Allegory of Vanity

Date:
ca. 1725
Culture:
German
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Clark Thompson, 1923
Accession Number:
24.80.79
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Mary Clark Thompson (until 1923; bequeathed to MMA)
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