Creche Figure of the Virgin Mary

Unidentified Quito School artist, Ecuadorian, 18th century

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18th century

Carved, gilded and polychromed wood with glass eyes

Overall: 30 in. (76.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Marta Phillips in memory of David F. Phillips, Class of 1951

S.998.15.5

Geography/Culture

South America, Ecuador

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by David Frederic Phillips (1929-1988), in Quito, Ecuador, during his time in the Foreign Service, 1960‘s-1970‘s; to his wife Marta Schlappi de Phillips (1929-2016), in 1988; given to present collection, 1998.

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