Lot 1218: South German ivory figure group, the Raising of Lazarus, 17th century, Carved to show Christ with his hand touching the head of Lazarus
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
South German ivory figure group, the Raising of Lazarus
Carved to show Christ with his hand touching the head of Lazarus as he emerges from the tomb, as astonished witnesses look on, raised on wooden plinth.
H: 7 1/4 in.
Purchased Sotheby's sale 3728 lot 82, February 1975.
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