Hand-Carved 'Lady with Book' Architectural Element For Sale
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Hand-Carved 'Lady with Book' Architectural Element

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Very old and utterly fascinating, this hand-carved element from France was once part of a larger piece but now this mysterious lady stands alone and keeps her secrets. A lovely example of the carver's art, our lady leans against a vine covered wall in a flowing, belted gown and headscarf keeping watch over a large book. A noticeable crack has not affected the integrity of the piece and her hands are missing but, even at her greatly advanced age, our lady is still a true beauty.

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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    There is evidence on the back and underside of an old woodworm infestation that has long since become inactive.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 10.75 in. x W 18 in. x D 5.5 in.H 27.31 cm x W 45.72 cm x D 13.97 cm
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Seller Reference Number
    1113-416-113
  • Reference Number
    LU231036907743
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