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Religious Sculptures

Religion has been a popular sculptural theme for millennia due to the fact that sculpture has played an integral role in many religious devotions. Buddhism, for example, brought religious sculpture figures to East Asia, where there was no earlier comparable tradition. In the 10th century, the Christian Church initiated a Church-building program, creating a demand for Christian Romanesque sculpture that is still a staple of Christianity.

Since antiquity, portable sculpture was among the most common type of religious art and remains a popular theme today. An exception to this can be seen in Judaism's and Islam's practice of Aniconism, the ban of religious sculpture or other forms of art, which led to the destruction and condemning of religious sculpture. Today, religious art, including... Read more

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A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

February 24, 2017, 9:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$2,500 (starting bid)

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18th Century carved figure of a Saint, with one arm raised with long robes

February 25, 2017, 9:00 AM GMT
Stowmarket, United Kingdom

£55 (starting bid)

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Madonna

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Prof. Hans Delago

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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Pieta, Rhenish

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€401 (starting bid)

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Art Deco Madonna in plaster H 67 cm

February 25, 2017, 3:00 PM EET
Gent, Belgium

€50 (starting bid)

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CONTINENTAL ALABASTER RELIEF CARVING OF THE LAST SUPPER

February 25, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Hudson, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Hand-Carved Agate Laughing Buddha Statue

February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM PST
San Leandro, CA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Ancient Gold Gilded Lady Madonna w. Child Made in Spain w. Maker's Mark, 26

February 26, 2017, 1:00 PM PST
Gardnerville, NV, USA

$1,600 (starting bid)

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GERHARD RICHTER | Cross

March 2, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$3,200 (starting bid)

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Crucifix - carved ivory figure of the Corpus Christi on ebonized wooden cro

March 11, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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Lang, Richard - ''Saint Christopher'', wooden figure, Saint Christopher wit

March 11, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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Lang, Richard - ''St. Anthony with Jesuskind'', wooden figure, Saint Anthon

March 11, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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Reliquary cross -19th century, beech wood with bone parts, the carved cruci

March 11, 2017, 10:00 AM CET
Bad Vilbel, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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A GREY SANDSTONE HEAD OF BUDDHA KHMER, LATE 12TH/EARLY 13TH CENTURY |

March 15, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$24,000 (starting bid)

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