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Christ in gilded bronze, hollow cast. Head encircled by a crown of flowers, slightly tilted forward; face with fine features; locks of hair resting on the shoulders; torso with protruding abdomen; complexly pleated perizonium with median and lateral falls. Mid 12th century H. 12.8 cm Marble base bearing an old collector's label (noticeable missing parts, worn gilding) Provenance : - Former Brimo de Laroussilhe collection, Paris Bibliography : - P. Bloch, Romanische Bronze-Kruzifixe, Bronzegeräte des Mittelalters, T 5, Berlin, 1992, cat. V C 3, p. 217 and 219, ill. p.96. Model to be compared with a Christ in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, circa 1150 (inv. 17.190.763, fig.).

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Christ in gilded bronze, hollow cast. Head encircled by a crown of flowers, slightly tilted forward; face with fine features; locks of hair resting on the shoulders; torso with protruding abdomen; complexly pleated perizonium with median and lateral falls. Mid 12th century H. 12.8 cm Marble base bearing an old collector's label (noticeable missing parts, worn gilding) Provenance : - Former Brimo de Laroussilhe collection, Paris Bibliography : - P. Bloch, Romanische Bronze-Kruzifixe, Bronzegeräte des Mittelalters, T 5, Berlin, 1992, cat. V C 3, p. 217 and 219, ill. p.96. Model to be compared with a Christ in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, circa 1150 (inv. 17.190.763, fig.).

Estimate 40 000 - 50 000 EUR

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For sale on Wednesday 26 Jun : 14:30 (CEST)
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