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South German, Swabia, circa 1480

Saint George and the Dragon

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

South German, Swabia, circa 1480

South German, Swabia, circa 1480

Saint George and the Dragon

Saint George and the Dragon

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

42,840

USD

South German, Swabia

circa 1480

Saint George and the Dragon


gilt and painted wood

height 30 ½ in.; 77.5 cm.

Some losses, chipping paint, and restorations throughout. Restorations include reattached ears of horse, front of both of Saint's shoes (with partial restoration), two thirds of lance, some areas of dragon's tail, three small front claws of dragon, and wedge of horse's front hoof. Losses include: tip of lance, small area of reins, and edge of elbow armor. Some age cracks with some restoration or reattachment, including the Saint’s proper right shoulder area, proper left wrist, right side of skirt, and back of dragon. Some paint refreshed and lacking. Lovely carving. 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.

Sotheby's New York, 30 January 2014, lot 334;
Blumka Gallery, New York;
From whom acquired, 2014.