Lot 1311* ♣ - A198 Ivory collection - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 11.00 AM

MADONNA AND CHILD

France, 19th century.
Ivory, carved all around. The Mother of God, standing slightly in contrapposto, holding the Christ Child in her left arm.
H 20.5 cm.
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Fine cracks.

The figure is a reference to the French madonnas of the 14th century, in which the caring relationship between Mother and Child is high-lighted. Cf. Hermann Schnitzler, Fritz Volbach, Peter Bloch: Skulpturen. Collection E. und M. Kofler-Truninger, Lucerne, Vol. 1, p. 43, with an illustration of the Enthroned Mother of God, formerly from the Collection J. Stein in Paris.

CHF 800 / 1 200

€ 750 / 1 120