Bust of a saint, possibly Saint Dorothea

Niederschlesien, lime wood, around 1370, height: 30 cm

The bust probably decorated a reliquary for storing a relic of the head of Saint Dorothea. The saint was particularly revered in the Poor Clare Convent in Ribnitz. The bust originally formed part of a Marian altar.

Text: A. A.

The exhibit refers to:

Mecklenburg until 1945

Look here for the original exhibit:

Deutsches Bernsteinmuseum Ribnitz-Damgarten

Deutsches Bernsteinmuseum Ribnitz-Damgarten

Im Kloster 1-2
18311 Ribnitz-Damgarten

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