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Saint Mark blessing

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Repoussé, two pieces. Bearded saint, right hand raised, left holds book, seated on throne (bracketed) with finial on posts, beaded base soldered on. Halo missing.

Provenance

By 1961, Bela Hein (Madame R. Hein), Paris; 1961, sold by Madame Hein to the MFA for $500. (Accession date: September 20, 1961)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith K. English

Italian (Venice), early 15th century

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 11.4 x 5.7 x 2.2 cm (4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.653

Medium or Technique

Metal: gilt bronze; repoussé

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture