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LOT 0419

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GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,510 - 4,670
USD ($) 3,800 - 5,070

Current bid: £3,000 (+bp*)
(21 Bids, Reserve met)

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(21 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £3,000
MEDIEVAL LIMOGES GILT CHRIST CROWNED ON THE CROSS
FRANCE, LIMOGES, CIRCA 1210 A.D.
8 1/4 in. (9 7/8 in.) (308 grams, 21 cm (536 grams total, 25.2 cm including stand)).

Parcel-gilt bronze crucifix with cloisonné enamel geometric ornament; separate appliqué Corpus Christi, crowned with detailed musculature; lower legs and feet absent; mounted on a custom-made stand. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Private collection, Germany, 2021.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.12042-212159.

PUBLISHED:
Exhibited at Harwich Museum, Harwich, Essex, UK, 3rd February-9th March 2024; accompanied by a copy of a photograph of the artefact on display.

CONDITION