Madonna & Child
early 16th century
A relief of Madonna and Child with three quarter length figure of Madonna holding a standing Christ child within an arched surround with a blue ground and spray of lilies. The earthenware piece is surrounded by a wooden frame of the same shape with a blue interior and gilt palm finial and decorative rosettes on the sides.
earthenware, wood, gilt, paint
Overall: 42 x 31 x 4 1/2 in. (106.7 x 78.7 x 11.4 cm)
Purchased by Doris Duke at Parke Bernet Galleries, June 27-28, 1962, Sale no. 2122, Item no. 211
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