Figure of the Virgin
Object Place, Germany
10.16 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Kunstkammer Gallery (Gallery 143)
Small figure of the Virgin with her arms crossed and flowing drapery. The back of the amber is largely unworked. An ivory post extends 3/8" from the underside of the figure. The piece has an ivory and wooden base, although the ivory platform is off center.
1902, bequest of William Arnold Buffum to the MFA.
Bequest of William Arnold Buffum