• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 385

    A MEDIEVAL LIMESTONE HEAD OF A GRIFFIN

    PROBABLY 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MEDIEVAL LIMESTONE HEAD OF A GRIFFIN
    PROBABLY 15TH CENTURY
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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    For a gargoyle of similar appearance at Newark Cathedral, c. 1450, see Anthony Gardner, English Medieval Sculpture, Cambridge University Press, 1951, pl. 501.

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