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Medieval Limestone St Peter Figure

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 817

Estimate
GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 230 - 340
USD ($) 280 - 420
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £978

MEDIEVAL LIMESTONE ST PETER FIGURE

Circa 13th-14th century AD. A carved limestone devotional figure of St. Peter, standing robed with his right hand raised in salutation, two keys in his left hand, his hair neatly parted, his face bearded with trapezoidal nose and lentoid eyes; his feet on a rectangular base. Stone, 455 grams, 220 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition, crisp and detailed.

Provenance
Ex Filk collection, formed in the 1950's.

Footnotes
The stone is probably Caen stone, widely used in England and Normandy for fine carving in the medieval period.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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