Sculpture of the Virgin and Child

1928.02.0002

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Artifact Identification Sculpture of the Virgin and Child   (1928.02.0002)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 13th century
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 61.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 24.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 16.2 cm
Weight 17,252 g
Measuring Remarks Weight measured in pounds = 38 lbs.
Materials Stone--Limestone
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information reddish brown (7.5 r 4/8 ) -ns grey ( 10 r 5/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Comparable piece in the Met. Mus. of Art, #17.120.256, with similar type of limestone and also from Lorraine, Eastern France, the probable origin of our piece.

Bibliography

Note on catalogue card reads, "see research files-Ivories," also "Medieval: Sculpture."

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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