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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 403

    AN ENGLISH CARVED OAK FIGURE OF AN APOSTLE

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH CARVED OAK FIGURE OF AN APOSTLE
    16TH CENTURY
    34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high


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    Carved oak figures with stylistically comparable bearded faces and/or hands were usually carved into pew-ends and are found in a number of churches in Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. Similar examples are illustrated in Arthur Gardner, Minor English Wood Sculpture 1400-1550, London, 1958, nos. 49 - 51.

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