Antique hand carved wood altarpiece with architectural form richly decorated in Renaissance style elements. Featuring a domed top carved with stars and foliage and intricate openwork resting on two spiraled pillars terminating to a stepped base. Centered by a hand painted porcelain portrait plaque depicting the Madonna and Child, Virgin Mary embracing the Infant Jesus. In overall good antique condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. There are repairs in the wood of the domed top, lacking a finial at the top of the spire. The piece stands 14 1/8" height x 8 1/8" length x 4 3/4" deep. Plaque measures 3 5/8" x 2 1/8" (sight).