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Panel from a casket

Italian
15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

10.96 x 3.49 cm (4 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.389

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Carved in high relief, man wearing short skirt, helmet, holding shield in front of him in right hand, spear in upraised left hand. Plain moulding at base,trees, pierced between trunks at top, left corner rounded.

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