Sculpture, corbel with tongue-pulling creature - Romanesque - Limestone - 12th century

Description
Sculpture, corbel with tongue-pulling creature - Romanesque - Limestone - 12th century
France

An expressive limestone corbel depicting the head of a tongue pulling creature with a mouth that shows a series of pointy teeth.

Southern France. Romanesque. 12th century.

Provenance: purchased at the Haute Epoque Fair in Heeze in 2018 ; previously in a private collection in Luxembourg ; from the collection of Mr. Pierre Roller (°1935 and +2010, writer and librarian to the Grand Duke of Luxembourg from 1968 until 1995)

Dimensions: height 23cm x length 31cm x width 14,5cm

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Lot details
Object
corbel with tongue-pulling creature, Sculpture
Material
Limestone
Model/ Name
corbel with tongue-pulling creature
Style
Romanesque
Estimated Period
12th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
23×14.5×31 cm
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