SALES ARCHIVE

A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.

THIS EARLY 13TH CENTURY LIFE SIZE HEAD WITH EYES WIDE OPEN AND WEARING A CROWN IS A TYPICAL CHARACTERISTIC OF THE LATE 12TH AND EARLY 13TH CENTURY SCULPTURES. HIS HAIR PROJECTS FROM BENEATH HIS CROWN IN A CHAIN-LIKE SEQUENCE OF CURLS AND THE BEARD HAS TYPICAL ROMANESQUE STYLISED LINEARITY. THE SUBTLE EMOTION EXPRESSED BY THE FACE REFLECTS THE TRANSITION TO GOTHIC SCULPTURAL STYLE. SMALL TRACES OF POLYCHROME REMAIN, THE OAK HAS TAKEN ON A WONDERFUL SILVER GREY COLOUR. POSSIBLY NORTHERN FRANCE (NORMANDY). CIRCA 1200.

PROVENANCE: FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION.

11" HIGH X 7" WIDE.

STOCK NO 1563.


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A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.
A DEEPLY MOVING LATE ROMANESQUE SCULPTURED OAK HEAD OF A CROWNED KING .NORMANDY.CIRCA 1200.