15th century bronze Florentine pax of the seated Madonna and Child
Anonymous (school of Benedetto da Maiano)
Florence, Italy; last quarter of the 15th cent.
Italy, Florentine, school of Benedetto da Maiano (late 15th century), The Madonna and Child, bronze pax, the Madonna and Child seated below a shell niche, 10.5 x 6 cm
Dark patina, somewhat rubbed, plugged but a contemporary cast with slightly later bronze loop attached to the back
For references see: Molinier 546; Bange 327; Kress 283, fig. 27