Altar

Probably Polish (Danzig)
late 17th century


Object Place: Europe, Danzig, Germany

Dimensions

31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.245

Medium or Technique

Amber, ivory, engraved metal

On View

Alyce Morrissey Gallery (Kunstkammer) (Gallery 143)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

In the form of an altar; amber, with carved ivory panels of Saints; amber figure of Madonna on top; engraved metal; panels on top and sides.

Provenance

1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum