[NUMBER 561] 561 CARVED WOOD AND POLYCROME GROUP OF SAINT URSULA EASTERN FRENCH, LATE 15TH CENTURY The youthful saint, with an ajouré gilded silver crown of the martyr on her long wavy hair, is dressed in voluminous robés of gold lined with dark blue over the tight-fitting bodice. She holds the emblem of the palm in her right hand. At her feet four praying angels in monastic robes of gold are ranged in pairs to her right and left. The sculptural quality of these sensitive figurines is most striking. Left hand restored. Height, 161/4 inches From the Spitzer legacies. [SEE ILLUSTRATION] 275