• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 199

    A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST

    SOUTH GERMAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST
    SOUTH GERMAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Depicted standing in contrapposto, with the lamb of God at his feet and holding a giltwood cross, re-decorated with some of the original polychromy laid bare
    86 cm. high overall


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that in the printed catalogue this lot is wrongly
    illustrated as lot 200. The figure on the left hand is lot 199.