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European Art
Artist: Unknown

Miniature portait bust of Roman emperor

ca. 1590

Garnet, on acrylic pedestal

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
with base (with base): 4.1 cm(1 5/8 in.)
Gift of Thomas T. Solley, B.A. 1950
1991.126.1
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Culture: 
Italian, Milan(?)
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
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