'The Virgin and Child', ivory

'The Virgin and Child', ivory

'The Virgin and Child'
Ivory (central panel of a triptych)
France or England
About 1330-40
Elephant ivory, with traces of colour and gilding
Museum no. A.29-1940
Bequeathed by Mrs Gilbertson in memory of her husband, Canon Gilbertson

The small size of the panel suggests that it was used for private devotion.