Lot 27

A South German sculpture of St. Florian, 2nd half of the 15th century

From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 246 Lots

Starting Price € 25,000

Countdown for bids : 2 days and 22 hours left

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Description

The softwood figure carved in one piece, the lower arms and attributes attached separately. Original, partially gilt paintwork. A depiction of the standing saint wearing Gothic armour and a red cloak. He holds a lance in his left hand and the handle of a bushel of water in his right, extinguishing the burning castle at his feet. The tip of the lance and bushel have been lost. Hollowed on the back. Height 97 cm.
Condition: II -


Condition Report:
The paintwork rubbed in places, the right foot broken and restored. The water bushel and tip of the lance are missing. Part of the index finger of the left hand has broken away.

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The auction includes 246 lots and starts on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 4 pm (CET). The pre-sale viewing will take place from September 19 - 24, 2020 from 10 am to 6 pm (CET).