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    Sale 7623

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 575

    A PARCEL-GILT AND SILVERED POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD GROUP OF THE PIETA

    NORTH ITALIAN OR SWISS ALPS, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PARCEL-GILT AND SILVERED POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD GROUP OF THE PIETA
    NORTH ITALIAN OR SWISS ALPS, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY
    The Virgin depicted seated, weaping and holding the dead Christ on her lap; on an integrally carved naturalistic base; the reverse hollowed out and with a small paper label inscribed '33' and two illegible circular stamps; wear to polychromy, silvering and gilding, and areas refreshed, minor losses and damages
    39½ in. (100.1 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN