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Cross

Date:
third quarter 16th century
Culture:
probably Southern German
Medium:
Gold, partly enameled, set with diamonds
Dimensions:
H. 2-3/4 x W. 1-9/16 in. (7.0 x 4.0 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.306
Not on view
Michael Friedsam (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
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