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Paulus Harsdorfer

Date:
1603
Culture:
German, probably Nuremberg
Medium:
Mother-of-pearl, gilt brass
Dimensions:
H. 2-7/8 x W. 2-1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1004
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 520
Inscription: Obverse, bust inscription: PAVLVS HARSDORFFER AET (probably the fifth of the name, born 1546 in Nuremburg))
Baron Albert von Oppenheim (in 1904) ; [ M. J. Seligmann (until 1906; sold to Morgan) ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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