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Salver

An octagonal salver of red amber; two raised medallions of ivory in the center, representing head of Christ and of Virgin; around rim are small, carved ivory medallions representing the four Evangelists and objects connected with the Crucifixion; the whole surface of the amber is engraved with...

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Provenance

According to information provided by the donor, acquired from a church near Lake Maggiore, Italy.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

Italian (Sicily),

Accession Number

02.225

Medium or Technique

Amber, ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments