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German, Upper Rhine, circa 1520

Head of an Executioner | Tête de Bourreau

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

German, Upper Rhine, circa 1520

German, Upper Rhine, circa 1520

Head of an Executioner | Tête de Bourreau

Head of an Executioner | Tête de Bourreau

Estimate:

2,000 - 3,000 EUR

Lot sold:

2,772

EUR

German, Upper Rhine, circa 1520

Head of an Executioner


Probably from a Crucifixion or Resurrection scene

pot-metal stained glass, colourless glass with vitreous paint and silver stain

24 cm x 17,6 cm ; 9½ by 7 in

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Allemagne, Haut-Rhin, vers 1520

Tête de Bourreau


Probablement provenant d'une scène de Crucifixion ou de Résurrection

vitrail polychrome et plomb

24 cm x 17,6 cm ; 9½ by 7 in

Good condition overall, with two diagonal fissures (circa 2 cm) to his lower neck.

One old repair, reinforced with lead across his forehead. 

The glass surrounding the head likely associated.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Charles van der Heyden, Rotterdam, until 1994;

and thence by family descent, until 2020.

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Charles van der Heyden, Rotterdam, jusqu'en 1994;

Par descendre familiale, jusqu'en 2020.