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    Sale 1209

    Collection Yves Saint Laurent et Pierre Bergé

    23 - 25 February 2009, Paris

  • Lot 480

    BAS RELIEF REPRESENTANT LE COURONNEMENT D'UN EVEQUE

    NOTTINGHAM, SECONDE MOITIE DU XVEME SIECLE

    Price Realised  

    BAS RELIEF REPRESENTANT LE COURONNEMENT D'UN EVEQUE
    NOTTINGHAM, SECONDE MOITIE DU XVEME SIECLE
    En albâtre polychromé et sculpté, représentant au centre un évêque tenant une croix processionnelle et entouré de deux autres évêques, l'un le coiffant de la mitre; sommé de trois figures comprenant le Christ, Dieu le Père et une figure de roi; sur un socle d'époque postérieure en bois, recouvert de velours rouge; accidents, manques et réparations, usure à la polychromie
    Hauteur: 48.5 cm. (19 in.), Hauteur totale: 54 cm. (21¼ in.)


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    Post Lot Text

    A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME ALABASTER RELIEF OF A BISHOP ENTHRONED
    NOTTINGHAM, SECOND HALF 15TH CENTURY
    Depicting the bishop to the centre holding a processional cross and flanked by two further bishops, one placing a mitre on his head, surmounted by three half-length figures of Christ, God the Father and another male royal figure; on a later shaped red velvet-covered wood base; damages, repairs and losses, wear to the polychromy