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Allegory of Vanity

Date:
mid-17th century
Culture:
German, Nuremberg
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Height: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.1557
Not on view
Irwin Untermyer (by 1962–64; to MMA)
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