A South German boxwood carved figure of Christ stand at the whipping post, Augsburg, circa 1640, 24 cm high. Provenance: Sotheby’s London 30 May 1932, The Friedeberger Collection, Berlin, Sotheby’s London 13 December 1979, Lot 222
A silver plate ecclesiastical pedestal plate. Mid 20th century, Buckinghamshire, UK, the stepped plate with concentric ribs to the rim, centred with the engraved symbolic monogram of Christ used by the Roman Catholic church, Ihs enclosed within a sun motif
A European polychrome carved figure of Christ, Ostentatio Vulnerum, 17th/18th century, the gilded and polychrome painted carved figure depicted Christ after resurrection showing the five holy wounds, 37 cm high
Antique French Meditations sur La Vie et La doctrine de Jesus Christ 1836 (2 volumes), Les Grandeurs de Marie ou Meditations 1833 (2 volumes)Le Guide des Pecheurs 1835 (2 volumes), Discours sur L'Histoire universelle 1805 (2 volumes),Catechisme dogmatique
Selection of antique French leather bound books including Offices Complets 1845, Examens de Conscience 1842, Les Souffrances de Notre Seigneur Jesus Christ 1742, Traite de Lamour de Bieu 1747 (total 22 volumes)
A carved and applied wooden Arma Christi Cross, Mexican, 18th century. 226 cm high x 105 cm wide. The imagery of the Cross, accompanied by the instruments of the Passion (Arma Christi) was imported to the New Spain from Europe by Franciscan missionaries.1
A large polychrome carved walnut seated figure of St Catherine of Siena, French, possibly the Alsace region, 16th century. 143 cm high, 68 cm wide, 64 cm deep. St Catherine of Siena, born Catherine Benincasa in 1347, was a mystic, tertiary (lay) member of
A Florentine gilt and polychrome gesso relief of the Madonna and Child, Italian, mid 15th century. 77 cm high x 53 cm wide. In late medieval and Renaissance Italy, devotional activities took place in the home as well as in churches. Well-to do families mig
A carved polychrome figure of a crowned Madonna and child, probably Flemish, 17th/18th century. 117 cm high The increasing influence of courtly imagery on depictions of the Virgin Mary, especially in Northern Europe, meant that by the fourteenth century sh
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