• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 380

    A CARVED LIMESTONE HEAD

    11TH-15TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY CELTIC

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED LIMESTONE HEAD
    11TH-15TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY CELTIC
    With leonine features and traces of red paint extant
    15 in. (38 cm.) high excluding stand


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    A comparable stone fragment head, once in the collection of Bruce Chatwin was sold in Simon Sainsbury: The Creation of an English Arcadia, Christie's, London, 18 June 2008, lot 354.

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