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A RARE 13TH CENTURY ROMANESQUE OAK SCULPTURE OF THE SEAT OF WISDOM OR THRONE OF WISDOM. SEDES SEPIENTIAE. SPANISH .CIRCA 1250.

A RARE 13TH CENTURY ROMANESQUE OAK SCULPTURE OF THE SEAT OF WISDOM OR THRONE OF WISDOM. SEDES SEPIENTIAE. SPANISH .CIRCA 1250.

DEPICTING THE VIRGIN MARY SEATED WITH THE CHRIST CHILD UPON HER KNEE. THIS RARE 13TH CENTURY OAK SCULPTURE HAS RETAINED THE MAJORITY OF ITS ORIGINAL POLYCHROME DECORATION, THE SOFT FACIAL EXPRESSION OF THE VIRGIN MARY IS VERY PLEASING, IT HAS UNUSUAL GEOMETRIC DECORATION TO THE THRONE IN WHICH SHE IS SEATED. SHE HOLDS IN HER RIGHT HAND AN ORB, LOSSES TO THE CHRIST CHILDS HEAD.

CATALAN OR ARAGONESE SCHOOL. CIRCA 1250.

PROVENANCE- FROM THE IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF VARELA VILLAMOR, SPAIN.

24"HIGH X 7.5" WIDE.

STOCK NO 1755.