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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 404

    AN ENGLISH OAK CARVING OF SAINT ANDREW

    LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH OAK CARVING OF SAINT ANDREW
    LATE 15TH OR EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    With traces of brown paint finish
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.)


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    Figures carved into pew-ends, with stylistically comparable bearded faces and hands, are illustrated in Arthur Gardner, Minor English Wood Sculpture 1400-1550, London, 1958. See nos 49 (from Harpley, Norfolk), 50 (from Svavesey, Cambridgeshire), 51 (from St German church, Wiggenhall, Norfolk), and 59 and 60 (from St Mary the Virgin church, Wiggenhall, Norfolk).

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    Provenance

    Purchased by Roger Warner from Hockenhull Antiques, Buxton, Derbyshire on 22 March 1961.