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Polyptych

Brass or bronze with dark blue and white enamel on background; small reliefs with scenes from the life of Christ. 1st wing: (a) Crucifixion; (b) Annunciation; (c) Christ in the Garden?; (d) Purification of the Virgin?; (3) Presentation of Virgin?. 2nd wing: (f) Apocalypse; (g) Presentation in...

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Provenance

1909, gift of Chandler & Co through Charles F. Bacon to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Chandler and Co.

16th–17th century

Object Place

Russia

Accession Number

09.446

Medium or Technique

Metal; brass

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments