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Gilt bronze. Crowned figure of Prudence (?) with double face, bearded man at front, woman back, holds oval plaque, engraved with suns rays over G N 366, and key; flanked by winged lightly draped figures, one at right half kneeling (wings broken off.)

Provenance

By 1963, J.J.Klejman, New York; 1963, sold by Klejman to the MFA for $1,000. (Accession date: January 9, 1963)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

French, 17th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

15.88 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.6

Medium or Technique

Metal; Gilded bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture