Lot 1008 - A192 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 18. June 2020, 02.00 PM

RELIQUARY BUST,

Rhenish, 1st half of the 14th century.
Female bust in carved walnut. The bosom featuring a round opening. The parting can be removed and is hinged. The inside is hollow, the bottom is closed-off by a board, the rear part of which has been restored. Face and neck, painted silver which has turned blackish over time. Gilding on the clothing and hair, later.
W 32 cm, H 39 cm.

Gilding and silver paintwork, strongly reworked.

Provenance:
- Formerly from the Collection Figdor.
- Swiss private collection.

Depicted in: Die Sammlung Dr. Albert Figdor, Erster Teil, Vierter Band, Vienna 1930, Plate No. 158. Auction Paul Cassirer, Berlin, 29th/30th September 1930.

CHF 8 000 / 14 000

€ 7 020 / 12 280

Sold for CHF 38 120 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.