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Panel from a casket

Italian
15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

8.89 x 3.18 cm (3 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.387

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Carved in high relief. “The Virgin and St. Anne”. St. Anne wearing cap and long gown seated on tree trunk(?) holding book; virgin in short gown stands in front of her. Serrated edge or moulding at base, tree at top.

Provenance

By 1912, Frank Gair Macomber (b. 1849 - d. 1941), Boston; 1931, gift of Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 7, 1931)

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber