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Foliated scroll attachment at top; the inner discs are engraved on both sides with circles and figures, the open-work piece above these is covered with engraved letters and figures.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. C. Baldwin

Spanish (Barcelona), Medieval (Gothic), 1375

Object Place

Barcelona, Spain

Dimensions

10.9 x 16.2 cm (4 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.654

Medium or Technique

Gilded brass

Collections

Europe

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