2 December 1997
A CARVED WOODEN FIGURE OF A MALE SAINT
South German or Austrian, 16th century
On an integrally carved circular plinth.
Traces of polychromy; cracks; minor worming; losses to the ends of four fingers and two toes; replacements.
47 in. (119.4 cm.) high
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