Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Molded base

mid-17th century
Ivory and ebony veneer
Overall: 6 1/2 x 11 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (16.5 x 30.2 x 20 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Rodes and Patricia Hart Gift, 2009
Accession Number:
Not on view
possibly from the collection of Anselm Salomon von Rothschild ; confiscated by German government and held at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (until ca. 1946–7) ; restituted to Rothschild family , Vienna (ca. 1946–7) ; [ Art market (from ca.1946–7) ] ; Mid-Western Private Collection (per Sotheby's catalogue) ; [ sale, Sotheby's, New York , May 31, 1990, lot 212 ] ; Paul F. Walter , New York ; [ sale, Stair Galleries , March 27–29, 2009, lot 1115; to Defrin ] ; [ European Decorative Arts Company , New York, in 2009 ; sold to MMA ]
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