9 June 2009
A POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND GILTWOOD CARVED FIGURE OF SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON
ITALIAN, THE FIGURES POSSIBLY SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY AND THE BASE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY WITH EARLIER ELEMENTS
With Saint George on horsebackdriving a spear into the mouth of the dragon, inscribed in red paint 'P M...' and 'P.M.577.'
19¼ in. (49 cm.) high, 14 in. (35.6 cm.) wide, the figures; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high, 16 in. (451 cm.) wide, 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep, the base (2)
J. Pierpont Morgan.
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