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Door Knocker in the form of a Mourning Virgin

Door Knocker in the form of a Mourning Virgin

Culture Group: Spanish (?)
Culture: Spanish (?)
Date: 16th century
Medium: Cast iron
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches (26.7 x 9.5 x 3.2 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: The Brummer Collection
Provenance: A New York educational institution; purchased October 14, 1943 through (Parke-Bernet, lot 246) by Ernest [1890-1964] or Joseph [1883-1947] Brummer; by inheritance to Ernest Brummer's wife, Ella Brummer; purchased 1966 by Duke University Museum of Art, now Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Object number: 1966.106.1