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Nativity

Date:
second half 19th century–early 20th century
Culture:
probably French
Medium:
Painted enamel, partly gilt, on copper; silver-gilt frame set with pearls, gemstones, and ronde-bosse enamels.
Dimensions:
H. with frame 21.2 cm, w. with frame 18.4 cm, d. with frame 3.1 cm.
Classification:
Enamels
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1226
Not on view
Mortimer L. Schiff, New York; Schiff sale, Christie’s, London, 22 – 23 June 1938, lot 92 (as by the Master of the Louis XIIth Triptych; to [ Julius Goldschmidt, London]). Acquired by Robert Lehman through Goldschmidt from the Schiff sale.
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