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Glazed terracotta relief set into glazed terracotta tabernacle. Moulding of framework gilded and gilt details on robe and haloes. Glazed surface gravelly on lower part of group.


Quincy Adams Shaw (b. 1825 - d. 1908), Boston; 1917, gift of Quincy Adams Shaw, through Quincy Adams Shaw Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 29, 1917)

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Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Quincy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton

Italian (Florence), Renaissance, first quarter of the 16th century

Object Place

Florence, Italy


Overall: 101.2 x 63cm (39 13/16 x 24 13/16in.) Other (Console): 31.4 x 56.7 cm (12 3/8 x 22 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glazed terracotta