Adoration of the Magi; Annunciation

Object Name
Prayer Bead
Artist/Maker
Netherlandish
Object Type
Prayer Bead
Medium
wood
Credit Line
Musée national de la Renaissance – Château d'Ecouen
Object Number
ECL 15018
Location
Musée national de la Renaissance
Institution/Owner
Musée national de la Renaissance

Dimensions

Overall Open: 40mm (4 cm)

Description

Left scene: Adoration of the Magi; Right scene: Annunciation

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Inscription
letters on the angel's banderole no longer clearly legible due to wear:

MO (?)
(S?)HAL
MARI

Provenance

Provenance
François-Achille Wasset (1818-1895); bequeathed to Musée de Cluny
Previous Owner(s)
Unsorted

Subjects

Annunciation
Christianity
Adoration of the Magi

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