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A ROMANESQUE MASTERWORK

11353. AN EXCEPTIONAL ROMANESQUE LIMESTONE FIGURE OF CHRIST. France, Romanesque period, 11th-13th century. Free standing limestone figure of Christ with his right hand raised in blessing, holding an orb with the lamb of God in his left. Dimensions 3 x 2 x 11.5 inches. Very rare, especially this nice. All intact and original with no repair or restoration, the limestone with pleasing umber patina. Provenance: From a large French collection of Medieval Art. Originally acquired at auction in 1986 in Aix en Provence. The title of the sale was "From Gallo-Roman Art to Romanesque Art".

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