1 July 1997
A parcel-gilt polychrome carved wooden relief of the Visitation
North German, second half 15th century
Carved from three pieces of wood; with a suspension loop on the reverse.
Areas of wear to polychromy; minor cracks and repairs.
29 in. (73.7 cm.) high
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