Sculpture

In the late Middle Ages, the arts of painting and sculpture were considered to be on an equal footing, and often complemented each other in artworks such as monumental altarpieces and private chapels. Removed from their original context, these creations in wood, stone or earthenware are fascinating as independent, often important works of art.

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A186 - Furniture & Sculptures
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22.03.2018
   
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THE NURSING MADONNA, Gothic, North-Eastern France, middle of the 14th century. Limestone, sculptured all around, verso partially flattened and with remains of paint. Verso inscribed 17 in white ink and bearing the red inventory number 32523... on the base area. Minor chips. H 75 cm. Provenance: private collection, Lugano. Expertise: - technical expertise by Prof. John Larson, 24 March 1997, confirming that the work stems from the early 14th century. - examination of the pigment residue by Dr. Paolo Cornale, Consulting Scientific Group Palladio, Milan, 8 February 2001. The pigments examined are dated at ca. 1350.
CHF 36 000
THE NURSING MADONNA, Gothic, North-Eastern France, middle of the 14th century. Limestone, sculptured all around, verso partially flattened and with remains of paint. Verso inscribed 17 in white ink and bearing the red inventory number 32523... on the base area. Minor chips. H 75 cm. Provenance: private collection, Lugano. Expertise: - technical expertise by Prof. John Larson, 24 March 1997, confirming that the work stems from the early 14th century. - examination of the pigment residue by Dr. Paolo Cornale, Consulting Scientific Group Palladio, Milan, 8 February 2001. The pigments examined are dated at ca. 1350.
PROCESSIONAL CROSS,Limoges, early 13th century. Wooden core mounted with chased and gilt copper, set with glass stones and champleve enamel plaques in turquoise, dark blue, red and green. The Corpus Christi in engraved, gilt and enameled copper. One side of the cross with the crucified Christ and half-figures of the Evangelists at the cross ends. Verso with round, enamel plaque of Christ in Majesty. The cross ends with the symbols of the Evangelists. Losses and chips. Supplements. H 41 cm.
CHF 74 400
PROCESSIONAL CROSS,Limoges, early 13th century. Wooden core mounted with chased and gilt copper, set with glass stones and champleve enamel plaques in turquoise, dark blue, red and green. The Corpus Christi in engraved, gilt and enameled copper. One side of the cross with the crucified Christ and half-figures of the Evangelists at the cross ends. Verso with round, enamel plaque of Christ in Majesty. The cross ends with the symbols of the Evangelists. Losses and chips. Supplements. H 41 cm.