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12th Century Rare Romanesque Wood Sculpture of the Virgin Mary

$14,000

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12th century extremely rare romanesque wood sculpture of the Virgin Mary. Magnificent wood hand carved sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding a book to her chest. It is an extremely rare survivor of the 12th century. The style is European, possibly French or English. This statue is a testimony to beautiful religious art from about 1150. A truly rare Romanesque sculpture of museum quality. The Romanesque world extended from approximately the10th century - 1200 A.D. The aesthetic of the piece is characteristic of Romanesque culture and heavily stylized in its simplicity. A good, age appropriate antique condition. It retains the majority of the original polychrome decoration. The statue is mounted on a modern plinth. Provenance: From a private collection. Dimensions: Figure - 11” H x 4.25” W x 3.50” D w/ plinth - 16” height Weight w/ base - 5lbs.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Width: 4.25 in. (10.8 cm)Depth: 3.50 in. (8.89 cm)
  • Style
    Medieval (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    12th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. A good, age appropriate antique condition. It retains the majority of the original polychrome decoration. The statue is mounted on a modern plinth.
  • Seller Location
    Vero Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3915324999702

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    Ships From: Vero Beach, FL
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