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Virgin and Child

parcel-gilt silver

c. 1450 - 1500

19.5 cm height

Heraldry:: two shields of arms: Fueger von Fridberg of Tyrol and Wernau of Swabia - M. Wellby (on the base)


Place of Creation: Southern Germany


Standing Virgin, crowned, holding the Child on her left arm; he reaches out for a pear. Set on an octagonal base, probably later, set with two shields of arms.


Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.