Tinned-Copper Plaque with a Personification
- Made in probably Rome, Italy
- Tinned copper
- Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 3/16 in. (5.7 x 5.7 x 0.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Alastair B. Martin and William K. Simpson Gifts, Gift and Bequest of George Blumenthal, by exchange, Rogers Fund, and funds from various donors, 1989
- Accession Number:
Charming curly-haired youths, possibly personifying the months and the seasons, decorate these plaques that were once attached to a larger object, perhaps a casket.
[ Ward & Company Works of Art (American), New York (sold 1989)]
Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 27, pp. 24–25.