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Provenance

Trivulzio Collection, Milan. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence); purchased by Samuel H. Kress, New York, by 1937;[1] gift 1961 to NGA.

Bibliography
1993
Distelberger, Rudolf, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timonthy H. Wilson. Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1993: 95-96, repro. 96.
Technical Summary

The design is rendered in the grisaille technique. The enamel is in good condition except for losses in both upper corners and along the bottom edge. The prepared copper plate is exposed in some loss areas.