Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Childhood of Christ

Date:
possibly 16th–17th century
Culture:
possibly German
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
2 1/8 × 1 7/8 in. (5.4 × 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances
Credit Line:
Gift of Coudert Brothers, 1888
Accession Number:
88.3.19
Not on view
The amber carving originally had a single standing figure on reverse, now obliterated.
Mme d'Oliviera ; Coudert Brothers (until 1888; to MMA)
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