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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 125

    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED LIMESTONE BUST OF A MAN HOLDING A BOOK

    POSSIBLY 13TH CENTURY, FORMERLY A LARGER FIGURE

    Price Realised  

    A POLYCHROME-DECORATED LIMESTONE BUST OF A MAN HOLDING A BOOK
    POSSIBLY 13TH CENTURY, FORMERLY A LARGER FIGURE
    Depicted with his right hand raised to his head, with a paper label inscribed '20244... Frankreic... Mitte... V. a d...' and another paper label printed '...de la Terasse PARIS'
    18 in. (46 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE WADSWORTH ATHENAEUM MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE EUROPEAN PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE PURCHASE FUND (LOTS 111-142)