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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 31

    A GILT-COPPER AND ENAMEL RELIEF OF ST. PETER

    LIMOGES, POSSIBLY 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-COPPER AND ENAMEL RELIEF OF ST. PETER
    LIMOGES, POSSIBLY 13TH CENTURY
    Of arched rectangular form; the figure of St. Peter cast separately and applied; depicted standing and holding his key and a book; the ground enamelled in dark blue with scalloped borders, two turquoise bands and repeating rosette motifs; also inscribed 'S PETRVS'; the reverse inscribed with an 'x'; minor wear to gilding, minor damages, the border drilled with eight holes
    8 in. (20.2 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN