Virgin and Child
Object Place: Europe, Germany (?)
10.79 x 7.62 cm (4 1/4 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ivory or bone
Not On View
Half-round, shaped outline; seated figure in flowing drapery holds book; (half broken); child seated on ground rests right hand on fruit.
Possibly in the collection of Prince Clemens Wenzel Lothar Metternich (b. May 15, 1773 - d. June 11, 1859), Austria. [see note 1] Mathias Komor (b. 1909 - d. 1984), New York. 1954, sold by Komor to the MFA for $550. (Accession date: February 11, 1954)
 According to a February 11, 1954 document by Georg Swarzenski.
H. E. Bolles Fund