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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 124

    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL GILT PLASTER RELIEF OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD

    THE RELIEF GERMAN AND POSSIBLY EARLY 16TH CENTURY, THE FRAME 19TH CENTURY

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    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL GILT PLASTER RELIEF OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
    THE RELIEF GERMAN AND POSSIBLY EARLY 16TH CENTURY, THE FRAME 19TH CENTURY
    The central relief on a base with a coat-of-arms, all within a Gothic style frame, inscribed '17.228' and the reverse inscribed 'RM 599' in red chalk and with a paper label printed '1031'
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high and 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide, the relief carving; 44 in. (112 cm.) high and 26½ in. (67.5 cm.) overall


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    Literature

    T. Müller, 'A Venetian alterpiece in Hartford,' Art Quarterly, vol. 17, 1954, pp. 364-370.