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French Rococo Carving of St George and the Dragon, Large-Scale
A very fine and dynamic depiction of Saint George slaying the dragon, carved from chestnut. French, 18th century. With scroll-work and cross hatching typical of Rococo carving. Most likely a 'boiserie' over-door or possibly from a choir screen. Great scale at almost 4 feet wide. A nice dry surface patina from age.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1750
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsSt George's right arm, holding a spear is missing. Not unusual for a sculpture this age to be missing a limb. Various other minor losses and cracks from age and use.
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
- DimensionsH 28 in. x W 43 in. x D 8 in.H 71.12 cm x W 109.22 cm x D 20.32 cm
- Seller LocationStamford, CT
- Reference NumberLU80308153953
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