Important wood carving of a seated Bishop, Swabian circa 1350

GBP 9,500.00

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Object Description

An important and imposing large wood sculpture of a Bishop Saint, seated, his robes falling in soft drapes around him and retaining traces of the original polychrome decoration, his cloak fastened by a carved magnificent jewelled clasp, his beatic expression soft and serious. Swabian, 14th century circa 1350.

Object History

From the Collection of Lady Alison and Mr Tom Kremer
In the 80s with Joanna Booth

Object Condition

Mitre missing. There is a slot in the head where it would have been attached.
The back of the sculpture has been cut and also the base, probably when it was removed from a larger group.

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