Sculpture, "Sedes Sapientiae" - Gothic - Oak - Late 15th century

Description
Sculpture, "Sedes Sapientiae" - Gothic - Oak - Late 15th century
Belgium

An important Flemish oak carving of a "Sedes Sapientiae", where Mary is depicted seated, clad in a long robe with typical gothic folds, her long wavy hair flowing around her shoulders. The infant Jesus is seated upon her lap, his head slightly inclined to the left.

This statue reminds us of those depicted on the "Flemish Primitives" paintings from that era.

Bruges (Flanders). Circa 1480-1500.

Dimensions (of the statue): H 29cm

Mounted on a velvet display stand.

Lot details
Object
"Sedes Sapientiae", Sculpture
Material
Oak
Model/ Name
Sedes Sapientiae
Style
Gothic
Estimated Period
Late 15th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
29×0×0 cm
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