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Fragment of a Lady's Comb

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One side shows David's message to Bathsheba, unclothed, stands behind table with costume on it. Robed lady hands covered goblet to her. Reverse shows Judgment of Paris (or Legend of the King of Mercia). Seated figure (head missing)with bow leans against pedestal. Female figure pointing spear...

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Provenance

By 1966, Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka, New York; 1966 Gift of Mr. And Mrs. Leopold Blumka to the MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka in memory of Mrs. Joan Drayton

South Germany, about 1520

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

6.99 x 4.45 cm (2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

66.974

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Personal accessories