Lot 1302* ♣ - A198 Ivory collection - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 11.00 AM

CORPUS CHRISTI FRAGMENT

Portugal, 17th century.
Ivory with an amber patina. Christ depicted with a slightly sickle-shaped face.
H 18 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.


This fragment of fine quality is based on work from the 14th century. A comparable work can be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, where it is described as a Hispano-Philippine work depicted in: Marjorie Trusted: Victoria and Albert Museum. Baroque & Later Ivories. p. 358, No. 351.

CHF 800 / 1 000

€ 750 / 930