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Claudius Caesar

Portrait head of Claudius Caesar crowned with laurel; on plaque of dark blue enamel; framed in wood inlaid with tortoise shell and ivory.

Provenance

1898, gift by anonymous donor to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French (?), 17th century (?)

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number

98.997

Medium or Technique

Enamel, wood, tortoise shell, ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels