Date: ca. 1540–50

Culture: possibly Southern German, Nuremberg

Medium: Boxwood and fruitwood

Dimensions: H. 6-3/4 x W. 7-7/8 in. (17.1 x 20.0 cm)

Classification: Sculpture-Miniature

Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917

Accession Number: 17.190.643


This is a goldsmith's model. The center medallion representing Roman Charity recalls the work of the Nürnberg painter and engraver Georg Pencz.