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The object is an amber statuette of a woman. she is holding objects in her left hand, perhaps a book and some fruit? An ivory post extends 1 1/2" from beneath the figure. There is an amber base and a black wooden base, both detached.

Provenance

1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Arnold Buffum

German, 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

6.98 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.241

Medium or Technique

Amber

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture