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Molding from a casket

Carved in high relief. Profile figure of angel facing left, in long robes holding scroll in outstretched hands. Background cut with lines and leaves, one side curved, and chipped.

Provenance

By 1912, Frank Gair Macomber (b. 1849 - d. 1941), Boston; 1931, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 7, 1931)

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Italian, 15th century

Object Place

Italy

Accession Number

31.381

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture