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Two uprights, with cross piece above and below, ending in pot holders. Bases and cross pieces engraved with lines. A bracket hinged to center of upper one which is inscribed - hoc opu [ [inscription] ] fecit Magister

Provenance

1914, M. Lair Dubrenik, Paris; 1914, sold by Lair Dubrenik to J. Templeman Coolidge for the MFA for $427.18. (Accession Date: July 2, 1914)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Italian, 16th century

Dimensions

Overall: 144.8 x 135.3 x 29.2 cm (57 x 53 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.728

Medium or Technique

Metal; iron

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork