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Continental Carved and Painted Figure of Saint Mark

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
812
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Carved and Painted Figure of Saint Mark, 19th century, shown standing with one hand raised, the other with the open gospel, with a recumbent lion at his feet and traces of gilt accents throughout, ht. 39 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Christian iconography, Coptic Orthodox Church, Gospel of Mark, Mark the Evangelist, Sculpture

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