Bisque nude figure of a seated child, on oblong base, looking down on dove which is held in left hand, right hand raised in feeding gesture, shell in relief, right of folded legs. Mounted on oblong bronxe dore base. Bottom incised mark and number.
By 1964, Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Wickes to the MFA. (Accession date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection
Girl with a Bird and a Shell
French (?), Late 19th or early 20th century