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Molding from a casket

Italian
15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

3.49 x 5.4 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.384

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Carved, half-figure of angel holding scroll in outspread hands. Background pierced, lower edge has leaf design, notched moulding on slanting sides.

Provenance

By 1912, Frank Gair Macomber (b. 1849 - d. 1941), Boston; 1931, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 7, 1931)

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber