07-14-2012 07-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2605B Boston
July 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Carving of St. Francis

$1,033$850
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Carving of St. Francis, Continental, depicted in monk's robes and stepping forward with arms outstretched, with traces of gold leaf on his head, approx. ht. 33, wd. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Hands and head separate, hands joined by nails and head as a mortice and tenon join. Loss to three fingers on one hand, scattered losses allover particuarly to arms, hands and feet. Worming present throughout. Several cracks in robe. Several repairs visible to arms and hood of cloak.

Keywords

head , approx. ht