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Life-size Early 17thC Italian Antique Carved Wooden Bust / Sculpture of a Bishop Saint

Life-size Early 17thC Italian Antique Carved Wooden Bust / Sculpture of a Bishop Saint

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A life-size carved wooden bust of a Bishop Saint dating back to the early part of the 17th-century.

The Saint is unidentified. The carver is also unknown.

The bust retains a large amount of its original polychrome and is portrayed wearing a mitre and dalmatic. The latter is carved with scrolled detail, flowers and foliage.

Provenance - Previously in a private chapel in Switzerland. Acquired from the owner.

Condition - Please refer to the images. There is surface wear commensurate with age. The bust displays well. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size - Height 75 cm x Width 38 cm x Depth 23 cm (29 1/2" x 15 cm x 9")

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