Devotional panel of John the Baptist

Description
This devotional panel was discovered in Exeter in 1854 and was probably originally in a church. The image shows the head of John the Baptist on a platter, with St Catherine (bottom right with her Catherine Wheel) and St Margaret (bottom left).
Accession Loan No.
17/1916
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
devotional panel of John the Baptist
Simple Name
sculpture
Full Name
sculpture of the head of St John the Baptist
Dimensions
whole length 247 mm; whole width 153 mm; whole depth 40 mm
Period Classification
Late Medieval (1400-1500)
Production Year Low
1400
Production Year High
1500
Family Group

Material
stone; alabaster
Collector / Excavator
Hems, Harry, Mr
Collection Site Name
?Exeter
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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