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25 June 2019 | 10:30am

Fine Sculpture, Early Works of Art and Garden Ornament

Lot 8

A carved limestone column capital

Estimate £300 - £500 + fees



A carved limestone column capital, possibly 11th century, of rectangular section, carved with scrollwork to two chamfered undersides and with a bearded mask at the corner, the other surfaces uncarved


22cm high, 44cm long, 33cm wide


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