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Ferret

Date:
ca. 1600
Culture:
probably Flemish or German
Medium:
Gold, partly enameled, set with rubies and diamonds; pearls
Dimensions:
H. 3-1/2 x W. 1-7/8 in. (8.9 x 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.26
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 520
Frédéric Spitzer , Paris (by 1891) ; George and Florence Blumenthal , New York (before 1926–until her death in 1930)
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