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LOT 0549

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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,700 - 7,050
USD ($) 5,570 - 8,360

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£3,600 (EUR 4,231; USD 5,017) (+bp*)

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'The Chaldon' Medieval Crowned Female Figure

14th-15th century AD or earlier

A free-standing bronze crowned female figure dressed in a long robe possibly representing a queen modelled standing on an integral splayed oval-shaped plinth, hands clutching what is possibly a sword at her chest, arms forming loops, detailing to face and clothes. 42.2 grams, 89mm (3 1/2"). Fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
Found with use of a metal detector on Monday 1st January 2001, in Chaldon, Tandridge, Surrey, UK; accompanied by a copy of the Portable Antiquities Scheme report no.HAMP1624; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10761-177523.