Ivory Virgin Mary and Infant Jesus. Dieppe, 18th Century


Ivory Virgin Mary and Infant Jesus sculpted in round. Standing, trampling snake with feet, she is carrying Infant Jesus seated in her left arm; she is clothed with belted dress with round collar and coat with fold falling onto front; veil placed on back of head; fine oval face with pointy chin; pulled back hairstyle with middle part with few locks falling on shoulders.; naked Christ with chubby face. Ebonized wood and ivory plinth.

Dieppe, France, 18th Century

Height: 27 cm (10-1/2 in.)

Mary’s head was broken and re-glued, missing scepter.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013100451