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  • Gift–Bearing Figures (from a Nativity Group), 18th century
    Guatemalan
    Wood, polychromed and gilded; (.176): H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); (.177): H. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm); (.178): H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); (.179): H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
    Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964 (64.164.176–.179)

    These figures would have formed part of a scene depicting the presentation of gifts to the newborn Christ Child. The faces echo imported Asian ivories.

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  • Gift-Bearing Figures (from a Nativity Group), 18th century
    Guatemalan
    Wood, polychromed and gilded; (.176): H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); (.177): H. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm); (.178): H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); (.179): H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)
    Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964 (64.164.176–.179)

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