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Belgian Virgin Mary Plaster Bust c.1950

$158 $248


This is an original vintage plaster bust of the Virgin Mary made in Belgium. It is flat on one side which indicates it may have been in a church or cathedral. The piece has retained its original paint and is good condition with appropriate patina for its age. Minor chips denoted in photos.

  • CREATOR Unknown
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Chalkware, Hand Painted.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age.
  • DIMENSIONS H 16 in. x W 14 in. x D 7 in.


Chalkware sustained its peak popularity from the late eighteenth century through the mid-twentieth century, though it is not entirely clear when in the process it acquired this name.

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