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Ruler between Clergy and Laity

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Probably commisioned by Angevin Kings of Provence and the Two Sicilies. Ruler in center, depicting commemoration of dead between clergy and laity. Limestone, Crowned and bearded ruler seated frontally on throne in center, wearing long robe and mantle with incised border decorations, long hair;...

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Provenance

By 1967, Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka, New York; 1968, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Blumka to the MFA. (Accession date: May 8, 1968)

Credit Line

Centennial Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leopold Blumka

Franco-Italian, second quarter 15th century

Dimensions

Overall: 73.7 x 128.3 x 22.9 cm (29 x 50 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

68.175

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture