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German, Nuremberg, circa 1480-1490

Pilate presenting Christ (Ecce Homo)

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 USD

German, Nuremberg, circa 1480-1490

German, Nuremberg, circa 1480-1490

Pilate presenting Christ (Ecce Homo)

Pilate presenting Christ (Ecce Homo)

Estimate:

150,000

to
- 200,000 USD

German, Nuremberg

circa 1480-1490

Pilate presenting Christ (Ecce Homo)


polychrome lindenwood and pine, horsehair

the shrine 45 ⅜ by 28 ⅞ by 11 ⅛ in.; 115.2 by 73 by 28.8 cm.

height of Christ 33 ⅝ in.; 85.3 cm.

height of Priest 33 ⅞ in.; 86 cm.

Both with standard minor age cracks, standard chipping, small losses, and minor worming (the latter almost exclusively on bases). Some fill to wormed areas on bases and restoration to front of Christ’s right foot and to much of his left foot. Losses include one of Christ’s thumbs, several thorns on his crown, and loss to tip of one finger on priest. Paint refreshed throughout with some remains of early polychromy. Otherwise beautifully carved and in stable condition. The framework is associated.


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.

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Blumka Gallery, New York;
From whom acquired, 2011.