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    Sale 2818

    EUROPEAN NOBLE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 422

    A CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF AN APOSTEL, PROBABLY SAINT PETER

    SOUTH GERMAN, EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF AN APOSTEL, PROBABLY SAINT PETER
    SOUTH GERMAN, EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    Depicted with a book in his right hand and originally probably holding a key in his left hand, on an integrally carved base, with inventory number S III Wg and P V Wgd 4 and Feudalmuseum Schloss Wernigerode Staatliches Museum; traces of woodworm to the back, the proper left arm lacking
    53 cm. high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The property of Fürst zu Stolberg-Wernigerode, Schloss Wernigerode
    (lots 407-447)