Medallion

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Object Name: 
Medallion
Accession Number: 
59.3.55
Dimensions: 
H: 2.4 cm, W: 1.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1200-1299
Primary Description: 
Translucent deep green glass; surface slightly dull through weathering, considerable wear marks on the obverse; probably molded. Oval medallion with flat back; on the obverse the Virgin (seated ?) in half figure with Christ Child in her left arm Who blesses with His right arm, the Virgin is turned towards the Child who is dressed, both Virgin and Child have small Nimbi, on the upper left: "HP--"; surface of the decoration is heavily worn thus making the features unrecognizable.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
1959-07-27
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