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Medallion

Date:
1490–1530
Culture:
South Netherlandish
Medium:
Boxwood
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 13/16 x 1/4 in. (4.6 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature-Wood
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.471
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: in Gothic letters - FECIT ASSVERVS REX GRANDE CONVIVIVM (Vulgate, Esther 1:3).
Baron Albert Oppenheim, Cologne(sold 1906); J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (1906-1917)
Molinier, Émile. Collection du Baron Albert Oppenheim: Tableaux et objets d'art, catalogue précédé d'une introduction. Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1904. no. 96, p.42.

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. 44, pp. 67–68, pl. XXVI, color pl. 19.

Romanelli, Susan J. "South Netherlandish Boxwood Devotional Sculpture 1475–1530." PhD diss., Columbia University, 1992. no. 62, pp. 345–46, fig. 96.



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