Relief in carved wood, polychromed and gilt, in original framing box. Massacre of the innocents. Above, at left: Herod giving the order; Flight into Egypt.
By 1913, Julius Böhler, Munich [see note 1]; 1915, sold by Böhler to a private collection, Czechoslovakia [see note 2]; November 5, 1942, sale of "the private collection of a Czechoslovakian gentleman," Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 29, to Paul Drey, New York, for the MFA, for $185. (Accession Date: December 10, 1942) Notes:  Böhler's 1913 advertisement featured the relief (see Burlington Magazine, 1913).  According to the 1942 auction catalogue.
H. E. Bolles Fund