Saint John

French (Burgundy) or South Netherlandish
Medieval (Gothic)
about 1400–20


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 9.9 x 2.2 x 2.3 cm (3 7/8 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.487

Medium or Technique

Elephant ivory

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Robed figure hands in prayer. Hole in right side of base, flower (?) behind. Mate to 46.486.

Provenance

Gabriel Dereppe, Paris (?). 1944, with the Gallery Connoisseur, Inc., New York; February 3, 1944, sold by the Gallery Connoisseur to the Brummer Gallery, New York (stock no. N5842); May 14, 1949, Brummer sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, lot 683, to the MFA for $325 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: May 12, 1949)

NOTES:
[1] This was purchased with MFA accession no. 49.486.

Credit Line

William Francis Warden Fund