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Salver

Italian (Sicily)


Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 16 cm (7 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.225

Medium or Technique

Amber, ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments

An octagonal salver of red amber; two raised medallions of ivory in the center, representing head of Christ and of Virgin; around rim are small, carved ivory medallions representing the four Evangelists and objects connected with the Crucifixion; the whole surface of the amber is engraved with scrolls and flowers.

Provenance

According to information provided by the donor, acquired from a church near Lake Maggiore, Italy.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum