Research: Luce Center for American Art

Statuette
Accession #26.153
Artist Georg J. Lober
TitleStatuette "Madonna"
Date1925
MediumSilver and black stone
Dimensions14 3/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 in., 9 lb. (36.5 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm, 4.1kg)
MarksIncised around bottom edge of silver base: "AMER. ART F.DRY. N.Y."
SignedInscribed on proper right below figure: "GEORG LOBER 1925"
Credit LineGift of Bruce Douglas
LocationVisible Storage: Case 32, Shelf J (Sculpture)
DescriptionStatuette of columnar figure of Madonna holding infant Christ, in Gothic style. She wears long robes with stylized drapery folds and a crown, Christ has a halo. Standing on half-dome atop stepped base with band of stylized foliate forms. Silver sculpture attached to simple black stone base that flares at bottom. Condition: Good, some accretions in crevices.