One of the best examples of gothic wood carving technique
Reliquary Bust of Saint Margaret of Antioch. Attributed to Nicolaus Gerhaert van Leyden (act. in Germany, 1462 - 73), netherlandish. 1465-70. Walnut with traces of polychromy. 
thanks berangere!

One of the best examples of gothic wood carving technique

Reliquary Bust of Saint Margaret of Antioch. Attributed to Nicolaus Gerhaert van Leyden (act. in Germany, 1462 - 73), netherlandish. 1465-70. Walnut with traces of polychromy. 

thanks berangere!