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Oval plaquette of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Late 16th century

North Italian

Bronze. Dark brown patina.

Height: 21.5cm
Width: 18cm

Museum number: MP25

Curatorial note

The Virgin is supported by four flying angels, against a background of clouds among which are winged cherubs heads. The top of the Virgin’s head is damaged and there are cracks round several of the figures.


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