A rare caricatural sculpture of a monkey dressed as a monk, wearing the typical monk's hood. The monkey has bulging, almond shape eyes and a mouth opened as if he was singing.
This sculpture is part of the medieval bestiary, wherein animals dressed as people were mocking the religious clergy.
France. 14th century.
Dimensions: height 12cm ; width 12,5cm ; length 14cm
The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this lot.
The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged.
The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.
- Model/ Name
- head of a monkey dressed as a monk
- Estimated Period
- 14th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 12×12.5×14 cm