second quarter 15th century
Overall: 73 x 62.2 x 21.6 cm (28 3/4 x 24 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
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Probably commisioned by Angevin Kings of Provence and the Two Sicilies. Limestone. Four long-haired figures in mail suits covered by short cloaks, laced sandals, phyrgian caps, proceed from left to right. Soldier with belted sword stands at left, looks back over shoulder, right arm touching central figure (part of head missing) who bears sword and shield with geometrical motif. Figure at right with arm (broken off) extended. Crenellated wall ground.
By 1967, Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka, New York; 1968, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Blumka to the MFA. (Accession date: May 8, 1968)
Centennial Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka