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Rare Medieval 16th Century Antique Carved Stone Sculpture Religious Monk Bible
REF: 33455676 / LA311548
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1 Rare Unique English Reclaimed Medieval Architectural Early 16th Century Antique Carved Stone Sculpture Artwork Garden Religious Statue Monk Friar Ornament. Subject a religious monk friar holding his bible in 1 hand. So sought after and desired. Pay attentions & look at the picture closeups very closely as you can clearly see the stone masons hand carved chisel grove marks especially around the sides and also the centuries of wear & weathering holes erosion especially to the face and around the body. Limestone is highly porous and readily absorb liquids and is prone to wearing away Unsigned sculptor unknown. Originally it came from out of a monastery entrance from the South coast area of England. Free standing. Hand carved sculptured from out of solid limestone. It would make such a wonderful feature for either in your garden or in your home or office area. Heavy quality just under 6kg unwrapped weight.Provenance certificate of authenticity bought from out of a private museum collection.
Cheshire Antiques Consultant has clarified that the Rare Medieval 16th Century Antique Carved Stone Sculpture Religious Monk Bible (LA311548) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1500's
Condition report. Offered in fine charming old used well worn weathered condition. Having various noticeable wear, stains, scuffs, chips, some holes in places & cracking commensurate with weathering, usage & old age.
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This Rare Medieval 16th Century Antique Carved Stone Sculpture Religious Monk Bible is located in Chester, UK