Probably Swabia circa 1470/80 - A wooden figure of Saint Christopher, probably Swabia, circa 1470/80

Probably Swabia circa 1470/80 - A wooden figure of Saint Christopher, probably Swabia, circa 1470/80 - image-1
Probably Swabia circa 1470/80 - A wooden figure of Saint Christopher, probably Swabia, circa 1470/80 - image-1

Probably Swabia circa 1470/80

A wooden figure of Saint Christopher, probably Swabia, circa 1470/80

Carved in the round and partially freestanding, the reverse only cursorily worked. Extensive remains of the late 19th century polychromy.. A figure of the saint standing in contrapposto, designed for a frontal viewpoint. He carries the nude Christ Child with a globe on his left shoulder. The bearded Saint Christopher wears a short robe exposing his bare legs and a large floor length cloak draped around his shoulders.
The Child's right arm replaced, staff and plinth replaced. Wear with minimal losses. Height 73 cm (with plinth).

Provenance

Private collection, Bavaria.

Lot 2149 Dα

Estimate:
7.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
11.780 €