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Roundel (one of five)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The balls are cut to open. Each forms a triptych or diptych carved with some pseudo-historical scene. This roundel is a diptych. On the left side are three men drinking. One tips a large tankard upwards. On the right there are men with a cannon, possibly dressed in 15-16th century Spanish military costume.

Category:
ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS
Object name:
Roundel (one of five)
Made from:
Ivory
Made in:
SPAIN
Date made:
1890
Size:
overall __ __ __ __2.00 IN
overall __ __ __ __5.08 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.15.5
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
NONE
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973