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Medallion with Saints Peter and Paul

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Translucent green molded medallion representing the Adoration of the Cross in relief. Flanking the cross, Peter and Paul stand on a groundline with their inner arms raised. Two reversed Ps appear above the figures' heads. On the left, Paul with a pointed beard holds a sword, the instrument of...

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Provenance

By 1940, with Kirkor Minassin, New York, NY; 1940, sold by Kirkor Minassian and bought by the MFA through the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund for $25. (Accession date: November 14, 1940)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Venetian, second half of 13th century

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

2.1 x 1.6 cm (13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

40.730

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Glass