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Virgin and Child: M.14-1950

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Titles

Virgin and Child

Maker(s)

Uncertain Unknown (Production)

Description

Figure, carved in the round, from a provincial workshop. The Virgin, crowned, with her hair hanging in seven ringlets to her waist, holds the Child, completely naked, with both hands. The Child's right arm is raised, the left arm is broken. The Child is frontalised with the left leg crossed under the right. The Virgin stands on an ivory base, her drapery falling in un-Gothic 'S' folds.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 1/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1700 1700 CE

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Materials used in production

Ivory

Techniques used in production

Carving : Ivory carved in the round

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.14-1950
Primary reference Number: 31814
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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