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figure of St. Dominique
  • Spain
  • figure of St. Dominique, early 1700s
  • Where object was made: Spain
  • ivory, gilding, polychromy
  • Object Height: 10.2 cm
    Object Height: 4 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. William D. Paden
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0080
Description

Ivory figure of male (identified as Saint Dominique) in ivory with traces of gilding and polychrome. He is bald on the top of his head and has a beard and mustache. He holds a book in his proper left hand and has his proper right index finger raised. He wears robes with a hooded mantle and has a small animal at his feet. They are standing on a pedestal base.