Double-Sided Pendant Icon with the Virgin and Christ Pantokrator, ca. 1080–1120 Byzantine; Made in Constantinople Inscribed in Greek initials: Mother of God (front); Jesus Christ, King of Glory (back) Cloisonné enamel, gold
Little Church Mexico This small but colorful ceramic church features the Virgin of Guadalupe looking over Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus. Made in Metepec in the state of Mexico, this church is part of the Alexander Girard collection at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Teyacapan/Flickr
Purisimo Corazon de Maria / The Immaculate Heart of Mary Attributed to Leoncio Asuncion y Molo (1813 -1888) FILIPINO Ivory head, hands and heart mounted on wooden mannequin body. Sumptuous metal gold thread embroided vestments H: 113 cm or 51 in.