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Christ Child Blessing
  • Shop of Rossellino
    active 1400s
  • Christ Child Blessing, mid 1400s
  • Where object was made: Republic of Florence (present-day Tuscany, Italy)
  • papier-mâché
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 46 x 17.8 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 18 1/8 x 7 x 5 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Woodring
  • Not on display
  • 1951.0031
Label Text

Sculpture of a small, naked child (identified as Christ) standing on a base. The child is holding up two fingers on his proper right hand. His left hand is holding a tall, slender cross. The base is hemispherical and blue/gray.