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Purse frame

16th century
German, Nuremberg
Open 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (14.6 x 13.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] H K with an orb
[2] mark for Nuremberg

Location of marks:
[1] left of center lion
[2] right of center lion
Samuel Yellin
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