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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


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