Lot 276: ITALIAN CARVED OAK FIGURE OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, 15th century
October 23, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
ITALIAN CARVED OAK FIGURE OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, 15th century
depicting the Saint in the round wrapped in a camel pelt, holding the bible in his left hand; the figure with traces of polychrome and gilding; height: 26 1/2 in.
Provenance: The Collection of Benoit Oppenheim, Berlin, 1907