Price

£5500.00

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A LARGE 16TH CENTURY NORMAN SCULPTURE OF ST GEORGE. CIRCA 1540.

THIS APPEALING SCULPTURE RETAINS LARGE AMOUNTS OF ITS ORIGINAL POLYCHROME DECORATION AND THE OAK FROM WHICH IT IS CARVED HAS A WONDERFUL MELLOW COLOUR, IT HAS ITS A ORIGINAL IRON HOOK TO THE REAR FOR WALL MOUNTING. A CARVED FLEUR-DE-LYS EMBLEM TO THE RIGHT HAND SIDE WITHIN HIS CAPE STILL REMAINS.

ST GEORGE HAS BEEN THE PATRON SAINT OF ENGLAND SINCE 1222 AND OF SEVERAL OTHER EUROPEAN CITIES INCLUDING VENICE, HIS MOST FAMOUS ACT WAS SAVING THE DAMSEL IN DISTRESS BY SLAYING THE DRAGON, SYMBOLISING THE TRIUMPH OF GOOD AND EVIL.

Dimensions

Height: 39 inches (99.1 cms), Width: 20 inches (50.8 cms)

Price

£5500.00

Stock number

1746
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The BADA Standard

  • Since 1918, BADA has been the leading association for the antiques and fine art trade
  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
Click here for more information on the BADA Standard