Two Fruitwood carvings of Bishops, Switzerland, 16th century


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Object Description

Two fruitwood carvings of seated bishops, one reading at a lectern which is draped with a fringed cloth, his mitre retaining much of the original red polychrome decoration, the second Bishop also reading at a lectern with a knopped stem, his robes draped around him and his mitre also with much of the original red polychrome decoration.

Switzerland, mid 16th century

Object History

Private Collection

Object Condition

Some historic wood beetle exit holes and holes for old fixings. Good colour and excellent patina.

Object Details

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+44(0)7836 588776
+44 (0)7836 588776

Dealer Location

1A Ebner Street
SW18 1BT

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