Standing Virgin and Child; Virgin holding a bird; Christ making a blessing gesture; Christ seated on right arm; Christ in long robe.
Lowden 2008: Central Italy, c. 1325-1350 (?).
Museum's opinion 2008: Italy, c. 1325-1350 (?).
Carved in the round. Back not as finished as the front.
Hatching in the lower part of the back suggests the figure was glued in position, probably in a tabernacle (Lowden 2008).
Bernard Berenson collection. Frances M. Francis collection. Henry Sales Francis collection. Sotheby's, New York, 13 January 1995, lot 1037. Thomson collection, Toronto: acquired from Daniel Katz, London, in 2000; since 2008, The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto.
Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, vol. 50, no. 7 ( September 1963), no. 25, p. 203.
J. Cherry and J. Lowden, Medieval Ivories and Works of Art: The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto, 2008), cat. 16.
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