2 December 1997
A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOODEN FIGURE OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
South German or Austrian, 15th century
The reverse hollowed out and with a suspension loop.
Worming; some damages to gilding and polychromy.
40 5/8 in. (103.2 cm.) high
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