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15th century
Overall: 76 x 25 3/4 x 2 1/8 in., 41lb. (193 x 65.4 x 5.4 cm, 18.6kg)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1916
Accession Number:
Not on view
Georges Hoentschel (French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1906–1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (1913–1916)
New York. Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. "Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 3, 2013–August 11, 2013.

Collections Georges Hoentschel: Volume 1, Moyen Age et Renaissance. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1908. p. 21, pl. XLIV.

Krohn, Deborah L., Ulrich Leben, and Daniëlle O. Kisluk-Grosheide, ed. Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, 2013. no. 160, p. 186.

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