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Pax. Niello, gilt-bronze and enamel. Semi-circular pedimented panel and central panel, niello, in gilt-bronze architectural setting, surmounted by ornate floral ornaments. Central panel shows Christ in 3/4 view, supported by two angels. Columns on each side with turquoise enamel decoration on...

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Inscription

Three inscriptions on the front; a fourth if you include the monogram at the top.

Provenance

Blumka Gallery, New York, 1972.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund

Italian (Florence), Renaissance, about 1460–70

Object Place

Florence, Italy

Dimensions

27.94 x 12.7 cm (11 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

1972.400

Medium or Technique

Metal, enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments