Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon
Circle of Veit Stoss, German, Nuremberg, circa 1510

Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon

29 January 2021 • New York

Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon
Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon
Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon
Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon
Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon
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Circle of Veit Stoss, German, Nuremberg, circa 1510

Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

Circle of Veit Stoss, German, Nuremberg, circa 1510

Circle of Veit Stoss, German, Nuremberg, circa 1510

Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon

Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon

Estimate:

200,000 - 300,000 USD

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Waiting for auctioneer to open lot

Description

Circle of Veit Stoss

Horb am Neckar 1447 - 1533 Nuremberg

German, Nuremberg, circa 1510

Madonna and Child on a Crescent Moon



limewood, with traces of polychromy

height 56 ¾ in.; 144.2 cm.

Condition report

Standard age cracks and small losses throughout sculpture. Some original fills to cracks including restoration to both child’s arms and some fingers. Front of child’s foot restored. Virgin’s right hand is beautifully carved but may be later. Angel’s wings are lacking. Some original patches and wedges of wood to support age cracks and a thin strip of iron is attached to reverse also for support. Trace amount of polychromy remaining. Beautiful carving and stable.


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.

Provenance

Albrecht Neuhaus, Würzburg, 1987;
Senger Bamberg Kunsthandel, Bamberg;
From whom acquired, 2012.