14 November 2002
A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD AJOURÉ RELIEF OF THE NATIVITY
North Italian or South German, early 16th century
Carved with Joseph and the Virgin in a cave flanking the Christ Child; two shepherds above.
Wear to gilding and polychromy, some areas refreshed.
21¾ x 15 in. (55.4 x 38 cm.)
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