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Left wing: Fortuna with flowing hair on initiated globe & flanked by raised initials tied with rope, holds sail with a Pilgrim of the order of St. James; within columns & arch, beaded inner border. Right wing: tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe at Fountain of Love, similarly framed. Silver hinges and...

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Provenance

By 1959, with Mr. Harry G. Friedman, New York; 1959, gift of Friedman to the MFA. (Accession date: April 9, 1959)

Credit Line

Gift of Harry G. Friedman

16th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

11.43 x 7.62 cm (4 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

59.259

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture