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LOT 0358

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GBP (£) 6,000 - 8,000
EUR (€) 7,040 - 9,390
USD ($) 7,650 - 10,190

Current bid: £2,200 (+bp*)
(9 Bids, Reserve met)

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(9 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £2,200
VERY LARGE MEDIEVAL STAINED GLASS CRUCIFIXION TRIPTYCH
GERMANY, ERFURT, CIRCA 1420 A.D.
61 1/2 x 31 in. (26.5 kg, 153 x 78.5 cm).

Triptych in a wooden frame comprising: Left: Mary in blue robe advancing against a red field, one hand raised before her face; Centre: crucifixion scene with Corpus Christi flanked by two thieves on smaller crosses beside truncated pillars, all against a blue field; Right: St John the Evangelist in floor-length blue robe matching that of Mary, standing in a red field with head tilted downwards; substantial modern metal supporting frame to the reverse with electrical cable for integral illumination (untested). [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Collection of Philip Kohler, Normandy, France, acquired by his parents in 1950s-1960s.
Acquired from the above, 2009.
Ex private collection, Suffolk, UK.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by a search certificate number no.12150-217449.

CONDITION