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Medieval Limestone Madonna with Orb Statuette

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 631

Estimate
GBP (£) 11,000 - 15,000
EUR (€) 12,490 - 17,040
USD ($) 15,370 - 20,960
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £10,350

MEDIEVAL LIMESTONE MADONNA WITH ORB STATUETTE

Mid-14th to early 15th century AD. A delicately carved (probably in Caen stone) Rheims full-length figurine of a robed and long-haired female saint (or the Virgin Mary?) holding and looking at an orb in her right hand; set upon a square integral base, the hands showing the typical long, slender and straight fingers of the Romanesque style. 2.9 Kg, 37 cm tall.

Condition
Very fine, with a hanging attachment ring set into the back. Very rare.

Provenance
Ex Christie's Sale 5023, 22 January 2006, Lot 76; ex the late Michael Collishaw Collection.

Footnotes
This figurine is a good example of medieval ecclesiastical statuary and would probably have been set into a niche in a shrine.

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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