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25 June 2019 | 10:30am

Fine Sculpture, Early Works of Art and Garden Ornament

Lot 12

A group of five relief carved limestone fragments of Mediaeval Gothic tracery

Estimate £400 - £600 + fees



A group of five relief carved limestone fragments of Mediaeval Gothic tracery, 13th/ 14th century, the largest example of triangular form, with two outscrolling and confronting foliate stems, mounted, framed and glazed; the others similar and smaller


19cm high, 25cm wide; its case30cm high, 38cm wide


And a further Mediaeval Gothic limestone fragment, relief carved as a foliate quatrefoil


17cm high, 20cm wide, 11cm thick


PROVENANCE:


Previously in the collection of the late Professor Charles Reginald Dodwell, Pilkington Professor of History of Art and Director of Whitworth Gallery, Manchester University 1966-89; and thence by descent