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Limestone head of an abbess.  Hainaut.  Early 14th century.
Limestone head of an abbess.  Hainaut.  Early 14th century.  - Sculpture Style Middle age Limestone head of an abbess.  Hainaut.  Early 14th century.  - Limestone head of an abbess.  Hainaut.  Early 14th century.  - Middle age
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12 500 €
Period :
11th to 15th century
Sculpture  - Limestone head of an abbess.  Hainaut.  Early 14th century. 11th to 15th century - Limestone head of an abbess.  Hainaut.  Early 14th century.
Kim J. Nazzi

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Limestone head of an abbess. Hainaut. Early 14th century.

Large limestone head of an abbess, veiled, with a small trefoil on her hood, resting on a pillow. This carving would originally have been displayed horizontally, as it was part of a large funerary monument or so-called “gisant”.

Hainaut. Early 14th century.

Provenance: private collection of mr. J. D. (Brussels), acquired by the latter from the private collection of the belgian writer Henri Vernes, pseudonym for Charles-Henri Dewisme (°Ath, October 16th 1918 - + Brussels July 25th 2021).

Dimensions: H (with stand) 49cm x H (sculpture) 43cm x W 40cm x D 26cm

Kim J. Nazzi

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Stone Sculpture Middle age