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Rosary Bead

Date:
1490–1530
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Boxwood, silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 7/16 x 1 5/16 x 3/8 in. (3.6 x 3.3 x 1 cm) Overall (with 17.190.458): 1 7/16 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in. (3.6 x 6.5 x 1 cm) Diameter of bead: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Wood
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.457a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: o mater dei memento mei.
M. Charles Mannheim, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Molinier, Émile. Collection Charles Mannheim: Objets d'Art. Paris: s.n., 1898. no. 26, pp. 13-14.

Williamson, George Charles. Catalogue of the Collections of Jewels and Precious Works of Art: The Property of J. Pierpont Morgan. Deluxe ed. London: Chiswick Press, 1910. no. 45, pp. 68–69, pl. XXVII, color pl. 20.

Romanelli, Susan J. "South Netherlandish Boxwood Devotional Sculpture 1475–1530." PhD diss., Columbia University, 1992. no. 35, pp. 295–96, fig. 61.



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