[NUMBER 461] 461 FIGURE D’APPLIQUE OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD OF REPOUSSE BRONZE, ENGRAVED AND GILDED IN THE MANNER OF EARLY LIMOGES The Virgin is seated on a dais, resting her feet on a platform engraved with foliations. She wears a mantle patterned with diapers and with enamelled jewelled border. The eyes are enamelled and the crown of the Virgin is studded with jewels of turquoise. Height, 73/4 inches Compare similar examples in the Hoentschel Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the Spitzer legacies. Inventory No. 3918. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 203