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Paduan 16th Century
Writing Casket

2490
Italian
c. 1500
bronze
Sculpture
7.8 x 20.3 x 12 cm (3 1/16 x 8 x 4 3/4 in)
Baron de Theïs; (sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 6-9 and 11-13 May 1874, no. 884); Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.
1957.14.61
1379
55C
A-214
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