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Lower Rhine, 15th century
A WALNUT BUST OF ST JOHN
Estimate
3,5004,500
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26
Lower Rhine, 15th century
A WALNUT BUST OF ST JOHN
Estimate
3,5004,500
JUMP TO LOT

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Lower Rhine, 15th century
A WALNUT BUST OF ST JOHN

with finely carved beard facing full front with well defined curls and beard, the neck and shoulders painted


24cm., 9½in.
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Catalogue Note

The treatment to the neck and shoulders of disproportionate size to the head are possibly indicative of the fact that they were originally covered in a gilt copper or silver casing as a reliquary.

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