• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 189

    A PARCEL-GILT, SILVERED AND POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD CORPUS CHRISTI

    SOUTH ITALIAN, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PARCEL-GILT, SILVERED AND POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD CORPUS CHRISTI
    SOUTH ITALIAN, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    The corpus mounted on a crucifix set in a spreading base with scroll feet
    71 cm. high
    Together with an Italian gilt-varnished carved wood display case, 18th century, the blue painted interior carved with the dove to the ceiling and applied with sun-burst cloudswirl spandrels to the back - 87 cm. high x 56.5 cm. wide x 20 cm. deep (2)


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