AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.

AN EXTREMELY RARE MID 13TH CENTURY ENGLISH OAK AND POLYCHROMED SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT. CIRCA 1250.

c. 1250 England

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THIS WONDERFUL AND RARE ENGLISH SCULPTURE OF ST BENEDICT WEARING A DALMATIC/TUNIC IS HOLDING A BOOK AND AN ABBOTS STAFF. HE RETAINS A MAJOR PART OF HIS ORIGINAL POLYCHROME DECORATION WITH GILDING AND QUATREFOIL FLOWERS TO HIS TUNIC. THE SPARSE SACK-LIKE DRAPERY FOLDS MOST DIRECTLY RELATE TO EAST ENGLISH MANUSCRIPTS AND WALL PAINTINGS OF THE MIDDLE OF THE 13TH CENTURY. THE HOLLOWED BACK WAS ONCE SEALED WITH A PANEL WHICH MAY HAVE HELD RELICS.
IMPORTANT PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION.
Dimensions
Height 37.00 inch (93.98 cm)
Width 10.00 inch (25.40 cm)
Depth 9.00 inch (22.86 cm)
Stock Code
1744
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