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BURGUNDIAN NETHERLANDS, EARLY 16TH CENTURY | ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

Estimate:

40,000 to - 60,000 USD

Property of a South American Collection

BURGUNDIAN NETHERLANDS, EARLY 16TH CENTURY | ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

BURGUNDIAN NETHERLANDS, EARLY 16TH CENTURY | ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

Estimate:

40,000 to - 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

175,000

USD

Property of a South American Collection

BURGUNDIAN NETHERLANDS, EARLY 16TH CENTURY

ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON


polychrome oak

60 ½ by 49 ¼ in.; 153.2 by 125 cm., excluding later oak base

Some losses, worming, and age cracks throughout. Some restorations throughout which include: some sections of wood on base on right side, central portion of dragon's tail, portion of horse's reins, and blade of sword. Tail possibly later. Some chipping to edges of drapery and to horse's ears.

Areas of early and refreshed polychromy.

Vertical iron support on back side.

With later oak platform.

Charming and very well carved.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.