An Italian carved wood, polychrome decorated and jewel mounted figure of Saint Augustine <br>late 17th/early 18th century
Lot 299
An Italian carved wood, polychrome decorated and 'jewel' mounted figure of Saint Augustine
late 17th/early 18th century
Sold for US$ 3,416 inc. premium

Lot Details
An Italian carved wood, polychrome decorated and 'jewel' mounted figure of Saint Augustine
late 17th/early 18th century
The standing figure with flowing robes decorated with floral sprigs, wearing a mitre encrusted with enameled cabochons, his cloak with glass jewels, with glass eyes, holding a book in his left hand and wearing the pontifical gloves, raised on a canted rectangular base on four scrolling feet.
height 22in (55.9cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Adolph Loewi, Inc., Los Angeles, California
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