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Virgin and Child

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Description This crisply carved devotional statue was once completed by a throne and a gold crown for the Virgin. She rests her feet on a small dragon, symbolizing conquered evil, while the Christ Child raises his right hand in a gesture of blessing.
Date Description Narrative
3/27/1990Examinationexamined for condition
6/03/1999Technical Reportexamined for technical study
Provenance Henri Daguerre, Paris; Hector Economos, Paris, before 1913; Jacques Seligmann, Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1922, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1922

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1225-1250 (Medieval)
ivory with traces of paint
(Ivory & Bone)
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8 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (22.6 x 9 x 6.3 cm)
  • France (Place of Origin)
  • France, Paris (Place of Origin)

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