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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 120

    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND GILTWOOD CARVED FIGURE OF SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

    ITALIAN, THE FIGURES POSSIBLY SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY AND THE BASE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY WITH EARLIER ELEMENTS

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    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND GILTWOOD CARVED FIGURE OF SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
    ITALIAN, THE FIGURES POSSIBLY SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY AND THE BASE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY WITH EARLIER ELEMENTS
    With Saint George on horsebackdriving a spear into the mouth of the dragon, inscribed in red paint 'P M...' and 'P.M.577.'
    19¼ in. (49 cm.) high, 14 in. (35.6 cm.) wide, the figures; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high, 16 in. (451 cm.) wide, 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep, the base (2)


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    Provenance

    J. Pierpont Morgan.