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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
with a Halo carrying the Christ Child
Size: 6 cm high, 4 cm wide – 2¼ ins high, 1½ ins wide
The Chinese were, and are, skilled imitators and were trained to use the subject matter in European prints in their carving of ivory, tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, wood and in their reverse paintings on glass. All of which often betray, if sometimes only slightly, their oriental origins.
|Height||6.00 cm||(2.36 inches)|
|Width||4.00 cm||(1.57 inches)|