The Virgin and Child

Southern Switzerland (?)
late 17th century
Circle Of Christoph Daniel Schenck (Swiss)


Object Place: Switzerland

Dimensions

Overall: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.74

Medium or Technique

Ivory

On View

Alyce Morrissey Gallery (Kunstkammer) (Gallery 143)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

[See note 1] By 1961, Arthur Einstein, London. January 29, 1999, sold at Sotheby's, New York, lot 271. By 2000, with Blumka Gallery, New York [see note 2]; 2003, sold by Blumka Gallery to the MFA. (Accession date: March 26, 2003)

NOTES:
[1] The history of ownership listed here pertains to MFA objects 2003.73 and 2003.74, a pair of ivories. [2] See "Collecting Treasures of the Past," Exhibition Catalogue, Blumka Gallery, New York, January 26-February 11, 2000, Cat. No. 41.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated in memory of James Eric and Frances Anne Rogers