Plaque

early 16th century


Dimensions

6.03 x 3.17 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

46.1142

Medium or Technique

Metal; gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Plaque in high relief depicting decapitation of John the Baptist. (Salome with platter (three figures).

Provenance

1946, Blumka Gallery, New York; sold by Blumka to the MFA for $600 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: November 14, 1946)

NOTES:
[1] MFA accession nos. 46.1139-46.1142 were acquired together for $600.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund