1 July 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A parcel-gilt polychrome carved wooden relief of the Presentation of Christ
Flemish, early 16th century
On an integrally carved base drilled with a hole; the reverse hollowed out and with a suspension loop.
Damages to gilding and polychromy; losses, especially to the figure of Joseph.
10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) high
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