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LOT 0350

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GBP (£) 7,000 - 9,000
EUR (€) 7,920 - 10,180
USD ($) 8,630 - 11,090

Opening Bid
£6,300 (EUR 7,126; USD 7,763) (+bp*)

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HALF LIFE-SIZE POST MEDIEVAL WOODEN PAINTED ST GEORGE AND MOUNT STATUE
18TH CENTURY A.D.
69 5/8 in. (76 kg, 1.77 m high including stand).

A dynamic horse and mounted St George figure in wood; the helmetted rider with billowing cloak; gesso and polychrome; approximately half life-size; mounted on an elaborate custom-made display stand; repaired.

PROVENANCE:
English private collection.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.11672-199837.

FOOTNOTES:
Likely derived from a religious scene.
The timber shows some old insect flight holes and we are advised that this piece has been recently treated with Permethrin, as a precaution.

CONDITION