12 December 2000,
Price realised GBP 14,688
GBP 6,000 - GBP 9,000
A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD RELIEF OF THE VIRGIN AND CHILD
CIRCLE OF HANS LEINBERGER (ACTIVE 1510-1530), CIRCA 1520
On an integrally carved wood base with two winged angels and a crescent moon; the reverse with paper label inscribed '101'.
Very minor chips to gilding and polychromy; very minor losses and worming.
29½ in. (75 cm.) high
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