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Tabernacle

Date:
late 15th century
Culture:
Central Italian
Medium:
Grey limestone, partially gilt and polychromed, iron
Dimensions:
Overall: 46 × 32 1/2 in. (116.8 × 82.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Architectural
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer and Alvin Untermyer, his brother, 1949
Accession Number:
49.44a, b
Not on view
Samuel Untermyer , New York (until 1940; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 11, 1940, no. 168; sold for $500); Irwin Untermyer ; and Alvin Untermyer (until 1949; to MMA)
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