Lot 45

A carved wooden head of St. James, Burgundy, 16th century

From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 245 Lots

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Description

The oak head carved in half relief with the original coloured paint. The facial features finely crafted, with curled hair and chin beard. On the head, a pilgrim's hat with a scallop shell and two other pilgrim's insignia. Mounted on a modern iron stand. Height of the head 29.5 cm, including stand 40 cm.
Condition: II - III


Condition Report:
The paintwork rubbed in the higher sections, occasional defects. Flaws below the right eye and at the side of the nose, a chip on the upper edge of the brim.

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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).