The Good Shepherd. Carved ivory. Goa, India - c. 1650.

The Mount of Christ as the Good Shepherd is a common subject in Indo-Portuguese ivories, and seems to be unique to Goa. The figure of God the Father, carved in relief above the Christ Child, represents the Holy Spirit.

From the Victoria and Albert Museum, here:
http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O69138/the-good-shepherd-figure-group-unknown/

The Good Shepherd. Carved ivory. Goa, India - c. 1650.


The Mount of Christ as the Good Shepherd is a common subject in Indo-Portuguese ivories, and seems to be unique to Goa. The figure of God the Father, carved in relief above the Christ Child, represents the Holy Spirit.



From the Victoria and Albert Museum, here:

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O69138/the-good-shepherd-figure-group-unknown/

The Good Shepherd. Carved ivory. Goa, India - c. 1650.

The Mount of Christ as the Good Shepherd is a common subject in Indo-Portuguese ivories, and seems to be unique to Goa. The figure of God the Father, carved in relief above the Christ Child, represents the Holy Spirit.

From the Victoria and Albert Museum, here:
http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O69138/the-good-shepherd-figure-group-unknown/

The Good Shepherd. Carved ivory. Goa, India - c. 1650.


The Mount of Christ as the Good Shepherd is a common subject in Indo-Portuguese ivories, and seems to be unique to Goa. The figure of God the Father, carved in relief above the Christ Child, represents the Holy Spirit.



From the Victoria and Albert Museum, here:

http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O69138/the-good-shepherd-figure-group-unknown/

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