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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 410

    A NOTTINGHAM ALABASTER FRAGMENTARY RELIEF OF THE ENTOMBMENT

    15TH CENTURY

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    A NOTTINGHAM ALABASTER FRAGMENTARY RELIEF OF THE ENTOMBMENT
    15TH CENTURY
    With Christ to the centre being lowered into the tomb by Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea, Mary Magdalene below, on a later velvet and oak back-board and bracket, losses
    The alabaster - 11 in. (28 cm.) high


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    The cast of characters and their general disposition on the present relief are similar to a fifteenth century example in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. (see F. Cheetham, English Medieval Alabasters, Oxford, 1984, pp. 268-269, nos. 195-196).

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