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Deacon or angel

Italian (Florence)
about 1400


Object Place: Europe, Florence, Italy

Dimensions

6.98 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.759

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze with traces of gilding. Standing figure in long robe with cowl. Extended hands probably held object. Curled locks. Slight contraposto. From religious object, as a Cross or a Reliquary shrine. Attached at back.

Provenance

By 1967, Riccardi Ariodante, Florence; 1967, sold by Ariodante to the MFA. (Accession date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund