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Obv: Standing Virgin with Child, St. Margrite seated on dragon in ivory relief. Rev: Tortoise-shell. Framed in hinged and molded silver with twisted wire decoration, ring at arched top.

Provenance

By 1957, M. Nicolas E. Landau, Paris; 1957, sold by Landau to the MFA for $600. (Accession Date: September 12, 1957)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English, Medieval (Gothic), 14th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

4.76 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.599

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver, ivory, tortoise shell

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver