London, South Kensington
20 - 21 January 2009
A NOTTINGHAM ALABASTER FRAGMENTARY RELIEF OF THE ENTOMBMENT
With Christ to the centre being lowered into the tomb by Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea, Mary Magdalene below, on a later velvet and oak back-board and bracket, losses
The alabaster - 11 in. (28 cm.) high
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The cast of characters and their general disposition on the present relief are similar to a fifteenth century example in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. (see F. Cheetham, English Medieval Alabasters, Oxford, 1984, pp. 268-269, nos. 195-196).
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