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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 99

    A CARVED OAK GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD

    NETHERLANDISH,POSSIBLY LOWER RHINE, LATE 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED OAK GROUP OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
    NETHERLANDISH,POSSIBLY LOWER RHINE, LATE 15TH CENTURY
    The Virgin depicted standing with the infant Christ on her right arm, the reverse simply finished, losses and damages
    71.8 cm. high


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    The long stylised curls of the Virgin and the representation of the Christ Child are stylistically similar to some of the work of Lower Rhenish scultures such as Dries Holthuys.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE