• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 250

    A CARVED WALNUT FIGURE OF A BISHOP

    NETHERLANDISH, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED WALNUT FIGURE OF A BISHOP
    NETHERLANDISH, 17TH CENTURY
    The bishop holding a book in his left hand; standing on a later stepped wooden base; lacking to front of his left foot
    18 cm. high
    Together with a carved walnut fragmentry torso of Christ, probably French, 16th century, mounted on a later green velvet ground, 20 cm. high; a carved wood figure of the crucified Christ, in the Romanesque style, 19 cm. high; and a carved wood fragment of a stylised castle, on an integrally carved base, 20 cm. high (4)


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