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LOT 0410

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EUR (€) 710 - 940
USD ($) 730 - 970

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1
MEDIEVAL LIMESTONE FIGURE OF SAINT ROCH
CIRCA 15TH CENTURY A.D.

A carved oolitic limestone figure of Saint Roch, standing wearing a draped floor-length robe and hooded cloak, gripping a crook in his right hand and supporting a model tower in his left; his hound sitting beside his left leg; mounted on a wooden plinth base with dais. 6 1/2 in. (9 5/8 in.) (627 grams, 16.7 cm high (1 kg total, 24.5 cm high including stand)). [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
From a 1970s collection, based on the custom-built display base.
Property of a Glasgow lady.
Accompanied by scholarly note TL05434 by Dr Ronald Bonewitz.

FOOTNOTES:
The stone was probably sourced from the English Midlands.

CONDITION