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Saints Boris, Nicholas, and Gleb
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Saints Boris, Nicholas, and Gleb

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Description Three of the most popular saints in Russia, Nicolas (center), and the martyred young princes Boris and Gleb are carved in ivory relief. The ivory is fairly worn and darkened, and the silver mount, engraved with a floral motif, also shows signs of wear.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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16th century (Early Modern)
ivory in silver mounting
(Ivory & Bone)
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H: 2 3/4 x W: 2 5/16 in. (7 x 5.9 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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