Figure of the Virgin MaryOn display
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Figure of the Virgin Mary as symbolic of the Immaculate Conception, silver, parcel-gilt, embossed, chased and engraved. She stands on a tiered and lobed base, with floral ornament.
Figure of the Virgin Mary
Artist/makerAntonio Forcada y La Plaza (active 1790 - 1818) (goldsmith)
Material and technique
Dimensions24.4 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)