2 December 1997
A FRAGMENTARY CARVED STONE HEAD OF A MONK
Irish, 12th or 13th century
Damages, especially to the left side of the face.
11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high
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The present head is closely comparable to another Irish head of a monk offered at Sotheby's, 20 April 1989, lot 15.
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