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Lot 0141B
Europe, England, ca. 12th to 15th century CE. A carved white stone figurative sculpture depicting a seated gentleman of import, perhaps a bishop of lord, donning a stylish long, curled and pierced coiffure and flowing robes, looking at a coveted (possibly holy) manuscript in his hands. A poignant depiction, speaking of solemn reverence for the written word. Size: 5" L x 3.5" W x 6.25" H (12.7 cm x 8.9 cm x 15.9 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Hagar Collection

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Condition

Hands holding book reattached to body. Loss to lower end of robe collar as shown. Expected surface wear.

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Medieval British Stone Sculpture, Reading Bishop / Lord

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Feb 9, 2017
Louisville, CO, USA