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Cista with cover
Praenestine, ca. 300 B.C.
Bronze
Height (from foot to top of handle lid) 14 1/4 inches (362 mm); diameter (at top of cylinder) 8 11/16 inches (220 mm); (at base of cylinder) 8 1/8 inches (206 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1907; AZ046a-b

Two double cups
Roman, first century A.D.
Silver
Height 4 1/8 inches (105 mm);
diameter 3 1/2 inches (89 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, before 1913; AZ050.1-2

Stavelot Triptych
Flemish, mid-twelfth century
Wood, copper and silver gilt, enamel, semi-precious stones
Closed: 18 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 3 1/8 inches (479 x 321 x 79 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910; AZ001

Malmesbury or Morgan Ciborium
English, ca. 1160
Copper gilt and enamel
7 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches (191 x 171 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1911; AZ047

Le "Roi de Bourges"
French, mid-thirteenth century
Silver gilt, worked in repoussé, with semiprecious stones. Plaque is on wooden mount covered in red velvet with gilt frame.
20 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 3 inches (530 x 185 x 75 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1912; AZ052

Basin portable shrine
French, early fourteenth century; cross, 1320–40
Silver gilt, translucent enamel in blue, green, yellow, pink and purple, pearls and gems
Open: 10 x 4 7/8 in. (254 x 124 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1911, AZ005

The Adoration of the Magi; The Dormition of the Virgin
Bohemia (Prague), ca. 1360
Tempera and gold on linen-covered panels
Each panel: 11 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches (300 x 185 mm.)
Framed: 13 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches (350 x 250 mm.)
Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1931; AZ022.1-2

Anonymous, British school (nineteenth century)
Miniature portrait of Jane Austen, watercolor on ivory [England]
2 7/16 x 3 inches (64 x 76 mm)
AZ 078

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