Figure of the Virgin and ChildOn display
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Boxwood figure of the Virgin and Child; she stands supporting the Child, who stands on a pillar in classicizing style. Her crown and his halo are of silver-gilt. The figures are set in an oblong octagonal silver-gilt base.
Figure of the Virgin and Child
Datec. 1630 - 1640
Material and technique
boxwood, silver-gilt; carved
Dimensionsincluding base 16 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)