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Green glazed clay. On round base standing crowned figure, head slightly bent, incised hair flowing into long cloak. Robe with square neck, tight bodice, girdle tied at front with fringed ends, full skirt. Incised circles & slashes. Right arm gone.

Provenance

1958, K. Rabenou, New York; 1958 sold by Rabenou to the MFA for $1,500.00 (Accession Date: October 9, 1958)

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Bequest Fund

French (probably Normandy), late 15th century

Object Place

Beauvais, Normandy, France

Accession Number

58.971

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture