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The Battle of Tunis

Artist:
Giovanni Bernardi da Castel Bolognese (Italian, Castel Bolognese 1494–1553 Faenza)
Date:
ca. 1544
Culture:
Italian, Faenza
Medium:
Rock crystal, gold enamel
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/4 × 4 1/2 in. (10.8 × 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances-Rock Crystal
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.540
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 503
Signature: Engraved at bottom center: IOANNES.B.F.
Cardinal Alessandro Farnese ; A.J.B. Beresford-Hope (in 1862) ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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