Sculpture of the Holy Virgin in majesty - Medieval - Alabaster - 13th century

Description
Sculpture of the Holy Virgin in majesty - Medieval - Alabaster - 13th century
Spain

A beautiful carved alabaster head depicting the Holy Virgin in majesty, veiled and crowned. Her face is elongate, some of her hair is showing from underneath her veil, her eyes are almond-shaped, which is typical of this era and her mouth shows a mellow smile.

The alabaster is almost petrified, which proves the old ages of this statue and the fact that it has been exposed to the weather elements during numerous centuries.

Northern Spain. Medieval. 13th century.

Presented on a luxurious, custom-made metal stand.

Total height (with stand) : 26,5cm

Height (of the head) : 18cm

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Lot details
Object
Sculpture of the Holy Virgin in majesty
Material
Alabaster
Style
Medieval
Estimated Period
13th century
Country of Origin
Spain
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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