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Two noblemen in profile

Date:
mid-16th century
Culture:
Southern German
Medium:
Boxwood and walnut
Dimensions:
Diam. 1-7/8 to 2 in. (4.8 to 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness, 1930
Accession Number:
30.135.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 520
This portrait medallion is probably a backgammon counter.
Mme Achille Jubinal ; Mrs. Edward S. Harkness (until 1930; to MMA)
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