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Baltic amber, with figures of saints at the sides, and a Holy Family on top of Sicilian amber; ivory panels representing the Scourging of Christ, Crucifixion, Saints, etc.; ivory doors in front, which when opened reveal a saint kneeling; interior lined with mirrors, windows at back and sides....

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Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

Possibly Italian, 17th century

Object Place

Danzig, Germany

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Medium or Technique

Amber, ivory, mirror glass




Religious and cult objects