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Plaquette

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    late 16th or early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Museum number:

    A.47-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This plaquette, probably made in the late 16th or early 17th century Spain, represents the Virgin and Child seated on a cloud, and St. Dominic and St. Francis receiving a rosary and a girdle of rope.

Physical description

Plaquette in gilt brass of the Virgin and Child seated on a cloud. In one of the lower corners kneels St. Dominic to whom the Child is giving a rosary, and in the other St. Francis to whom the Virgin is giving a girdle of rope. Beside St. Dominic are the dog and torch. In each of the upper corners is a cherub.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

late 16th or early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Dimensions

Height: 9.6 cm, Width: 6.9 cm

Descriptive line

Plaquette Virgin and Child, gilt brass. Spanish late 16th or early 17th century.

Materials

Gilt brass

Subjects depicted

Torch; Dog; Rosary; Girdle of rope; Cherub

Categories

Plaques & Plaquettes; Christianity

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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