Romanesque Kings Head, French, circa 1100-1200 For Sale
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Romanesque Kings Head, French, circa 1100-1200

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Rare Romanesque Caen limestone head of a king, Northern France, Probably Paris,? circa 1100-1200. The finely sculpted head of a King with a jewelled crown and Romanesque long curled hair and beard. NB: Very similar to the notable heads of Kings in the Cluny Museum, Paris, from the Church of St Denys, Paris. Mounted on an antiquarian faded red velvet plinth, mounted height 14".

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1100-1200
  • Condition Details
    Very good condition, rough hewn at the rear of the head and neck, old damage to nose, probably originally from a full figure.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 10.5 in. x W 6 in. x D 7.5 in.H 26.67 cm x W 15.24 cm x D 19.05 cm
  • Seller Location
    Matlock, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    3290
  • Reference Number
    LU4228114881842
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