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Medieval Limestone Madonna with Child and Orb Figurine

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 632

Estimate
GBP (£) 7,000 - 9,000
EUR (€) 7,950 - 10,220
USD ($) 9,780 - 12,570
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £5,400 (EUR 6,134; USD 7,544)
MEDIEVAL LIMESTONE MADONNA WITH CHILD AND ORB FIGURINE

Mid-14th century AD. A French limestone (probably Caen stone) figurine of the robed, girdled, cowled and seated Virgin Mary holding an orb (representing the world) in her right hand, looking at and supporting with her left hand the infant Jesus, standing on her left knee. 3.36 Kg, 26.5 cm tall.

Condition
Very fine and beautifully modelled. Freestanding. Rare and of exceptional quality.

Provenance
Ex old Dutch Collection.

Footnotes
A very good example of high quality medieval statuary which would have been placed in a niche within a significant ecclesiastical building.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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