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Adoration of Child plaquette
  • France
  • Adoration of Child plaquette, 1400s
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 5.2 x 6.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 1/16 x 2 5/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0142
Description

Intricately designed plaquette that features four figures looking over the baby (Jesus) at BC. Woman (Mother Mary) identified by the divine halo, is at CL with her hands crossed over her chest. Behind woman are two male figures. At CR is old man with hands together. At bottom foreground are animals that are looking over baby. Background is wood structure to form the manger.