20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A NOTTINGHAM ALABASTER FRAGMENTARY RELIEF OF THE ENTOMBMENT
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
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
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).
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.