Bowl, Said to be based on a design by Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt), Boxwood and fruitwood, possibly Southern German, Nuremberg

Bowl

Designer:
Said to be based on a design by Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)
Date:
ca. 1540–50
Culture:
possibly Southern German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Boxwood and fruitwood
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/4 × 7 7/8 in. (17.1 × 20 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.643
Not on view
This is a goldsmith's model. The center medallion representing Roman Charity recalls the work of the Nürnberg painter and engraver Georg Pencz.
Baron Albert von Oppenheim , Cologne (by 1904–6; to Morgan) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1906–17; to MMA)