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Head of a King

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Marble. Bearded head with curly hair, crown of beaded band with triangular points (one broken, three gone.)

Provenance

By 1957, Mathias Komor; 1957, sold by Komor to the MFA for $200. (Accession Date: December 12, 1957)

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund

French or North Italian, Medieval (Gothic), late 14th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

57.742

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture