This bronze piece should be considered together with the next lot, St. John the Evangelist, as part of a group, possibly a Crucifixion scene.
Both artifacts exhibit a type of craftsmanship akin to goldsmithing as they are finely chased especially in theparts of drapery and hair. Intricate punching covers the entire garments creating a scattered delicate flower decoration.
The silver plating, now in a black-blue patina, would reveal two extremely precious and eye-catching objects if polished. A light cleaning could be attempted.