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Personification of Choler plaquette
  • Peter Flötner
    circa 1485–1546
    born: Thurgau, Old Swiss Confederacy (present-day Switzerland) ; died: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
  • Personification of Choler plaquette, 1500s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0049

Plaquette of a winged, mythical female figure wearing boots, armor, and tiger head helmet (identified as the allegorical figure, Ira). She carries a sword in her right hand and torch in her left hand. There is a small dog at BC and tree, foliage, buildings in background.