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Part of The Robert Lehman Collection
Probably Lombardy (Second half 16th century)
Date: second half 16th century (panels); ca. 1865-90 (frame)Accession Number: 1975.1.1558
Jacques Goullons (French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645-1648Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
German, perhaps Frankfurt-am-Main (ca. 1705 - 1711)
Date: ca. 1705-11Accession Number: 1975.1.1508
German, Berlin (eighteenth-century)
Date: ca. 1765Accession Number: 1975.1.1536
Thomas Hope (British (born Holland), Amsterdam 1769–1831 London)
Accession Number: 1975.1.2494
Date: ca. 1520Accession Number: 1975.1.1524
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Like a cabinet of wonders, the six cases in this gallery contain small, precious decorative objects that were similarly displayed in the Lehman residence, including porcelain, ancient Roman glass, eighteenth-century French glass figurines, and dioramas of religious scenes fashioned from a variety of materials. Among the jewelry on display is an important pocket watch that once belonged to Louis XIV, King of France.
The gallery is crowned by a stained-glass dome that originally formed a skylight in the Lehman home. It may have been comissioned for the Lehman residence, built in 1904.
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