Enthroned on lion. Wax. Attached crowned head of soapstone. Sits sideways on recumbent lion looking slightly back. Jewels and drapery carefully modeled at front.
Acquired from a Viennese collector by Dr. Kurt Rossacher (b. 1918 - d. 1988), Salzburg [see note 1]; 1962, sold by Rossacher to the MFA for $400 [see note]. (Accession date: September 19, 1962) NOTE: MFA accession nos. 62.676 -62.677 were purchased together for this amount.
Otis Norcross Fund