Gallery I : Wood , bronze & stone works of art from the Gothic , Renaissance , 17th century period - Haute Epoque

Virgin Mary  - Saint Anne

Miniature oak carving
Height : 15cm
16th century
Germany

Traces of original polychrome paint and gilding

The vision of Saint Francis

Oil on copper
Dimensions : 23cm - 19cm
17th century
Flemish school

Mounted in a later wooden gilt frame
Dimensions of the frame : 42cm  - 36cm

SOLD

Christ in Majesty

Carved walnut
Original polychrome paint
Height : 38cm
Late 16th century
French or Italian

SOLD

Virgin Mary

Miniature oak carving
Height of the Virgin : 9.5cm
16th century
Flemish

Mounted on a later walnut base
Total height : 13.5cm

SOLD

Corpus Christi

Carved oak
Traces of polychrome paint
Length : 103cm
Circa 1500
Southern Netherlands or French

SOLD

Virgin Mary Immaculate 

Carved lindenwood
Height : 63cm
Early 18th century
German

Mounted on a 19th century oak plinth

SOLD

Corpus Christi

Carved oak
Original polychrome paint
Length 52cm
Circa 1500
German

SOLD

Apostle figure

Carved oak
Height : 32cm
Late 14th - early 15th century
France

Minimal traces of polychrome paint
Nice details :  a long split beard , long hair tresses and tunic

SOLD

Head of Christ

Carved wood ( softwood )
Part from a large corpus Christ
Romanesque period
Circa 13th century
Length of the carving  : 23cm
French or Northern Spain

Mounted on a modern wooden stand

SOLD

Virgin Mary

Oak
With its original polychrome paint
Height : 28cm
Late 16th century
French or German

Mounted on a modern plexiglass base
Total height : 33.5cm

Christ Child is missing

SOLD

Saint-Denis

Carved wood
Height : 30cm
Early 18th century
French

 

 

Bishop of Paris in the third century.
Martyred for his faith by decapitation.
A popular story claiming that the decapitated bishop picked up his head and walked several miles while preaching a sermon repentance.

SOLD

Virgin Mary with Child

Carved oak
Height : 20.5cm
Late 17th - early 18th century
Flemish  - Belgium

Mounted on a later base
Total height : 23cm

SOLD

Saint 

Presumably Saint John the Apostle
Carved oak
Height 35cm
15th century  (or before)
Southern France or Northern Spain

Inventory number on the back

Bust of a Saint

Carved wood
Part from a larger statue
Height : 25cm
16th century
French or German

Mounted on a modern wooden base
Total height : 32cm

SOLD

The Swoon of the Virgin

Carved oak retable fragment
Traces of original polychrome paint
Dimensions : height 31cm - width 16cm
16th century
Belgian - probably Brabant area

Damages and traces of old age

SOLD

Saint Paul the Apostle

Carved oak
Hollowed back with forged iron hook
Polychrome paint
Height 90cm
16th century
German

Arm with His sword missing

 

SOLD

Sedes Sapientiae

Seat of Wisdom
Carved pine wood
Original polychrome paint
Height 42.5cm
14th - 16th century
Spain
Probably Galicia region

SOLD

Putto

Carved wood
Dimensions : height circa 15.5cm - width circa 20cm
18th century
Flanders - Belgium

Mounted on a later wooden base
Total height : 24cm

SOLD

Female Saint

Carved oak
Original polychrome paint and traces of gilding
Height 68cm
Late 15th century
French

 

SOLD

Portrait reliefs

Oval oak carvings showing a Bishop Saint and Saint Hieronumus
Dimensions : height 50cm - width 33cm
17th century
Netherlandish or Belgian

SOLD

Putto

Oak carving
Dimensions : height 18cm - width 12cm
Early 18th century
Flemish - Belgium
Maker 's mark at the back

Mounted on a later stand
Total height : 26.5cm

SOLD

Lion  - Gargoyle

Carved stone fragment
14th - 15th century
France
Probably Ile-de-France

Mounted on a later iron base
Total height 23cm

SOLD

Adam and Eve - Expulsion from Paradise

Oil on canvas
Dimensions of the painting : 52.5cm - 40.5cm
Early 18th century
French

Canvas relined
Mounted in a 19th century wood veneered frame
Dimensions : 60cm - 48cm

SOLD

Virgin Mary

Carved oak
Height : 20cm
Late 16th - early 17th century
Belgium  - Flanders

SOLD

Saint Anne Trinity

Carved wood
Fragment from a larger statue
Height : 27cm
Ca 1500
Netherlandish or German

Mounted on a later iron base
Total height : 32cm

SOLD

Virgin Mary

Wood carved bust
Height : 41cm
Late 16th century
German

Mounted on a later oak base
Total height : 50 cm

SOLD

Mourning Virgin Mary

Her hands folded in prayer
Carved oak
With minimal traces of original polychrome paint
Height 89cm
16th century
German

SOLD

Saint Peter - Saint John the Baptist

Carved oak panels
Saint Peter holding the key and holy book
Saint John the Baptist holding the Lamb
Dimensions : height 48cm - width circa 15cm
Cieca 1500
French

Panels from a piece of furniture

SOLD

Angel

Bust of an angel
Carved wood ( walnut )
Height 30cm
16th century
German

Damages and traces of old age
Both Wings are missing


SOLD

Virgin Mary

Mourning Virgin Mary from a Calvary group
Carved oak
The inside completely hollowed out
The opening is covered with a piece of oak
Height : 46.5cm
16th century
German

Christ at the column

Oil painting on oak panel
Dimensions  of the painting: height 78cm - width 51cm
17th century
Spanish

EGO IN FLAGELLA PARATUS SUM
Biblia Sacra Vulgata ( Psalm 37 : 18 )

Mounted in a later wooden frame
Dimensions of the frame : height 90cm - width 64cm

SOLD

Mater Dolorosa

Flemish Primitives
Oil painting on oak panel
Measurements of the painting : 36cm - 29.5cm
Late 15th century
Flanders - Belgium

Mounted in a later oak frame
Measurements of the frame : 41cm - 35cm

SOLD

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Carved oak
Height 16cm
17th century
Probably  German or Belgian ( Flemish)

 

Lion head

Wood
Traces of the original gilding and later paint retouching
Measurements : height 20cm - width 16cm
17th century
Mounted on a modern iron base
Total height : 53.5cm
Italian

Probably a study for a fountain head in marble or bronze ?

 

 

SOLD

Virgin Mary of the Annunciation

Oak retable carving
Height : 28,5cm
16th century
Flemish or German

 

 

SOLD

Bust of a Putto

Bronze
A small door knob from a renaissance piece of furniture
Backside filled with lead holding a nail
Height 7cm
Mounted on a later wooden base
Total height 14cm
Circa 1600
Italian -  probably Venetian - Paduan or Bolognese

 

SOLD

Christ

Boxwood
With traces of its original polychrome paint
Length :  28cm
Mounted on a later wooden base
Total height : 40cm
16th century
Italian

SOLD

Christ

Bronze
Hollow cast by indirect lost wax method
Length 15.5cm (from head to toes)
17th century
Southern Netherlands