Enquiry for: St John The Evangelist Nottingham Alabaster C.1450

 
 St John The Evangelist Nottingham Alabaster C.1450

English Nottingham alabaster relief of St John the evangelist.The headless figure dressed
in a simple full length gown tied off at the midriff , with deep folds running down the front of the 
gown.Left hand holds a book,the surface to the top of the book shows heavy serrated cut marks
  where probably his eagle symbol once was pirched , his right hand clasps remnants of a palm . Old traces of the green daisy grass evident at the bottom of the figure with red & blue traces of polychrome 
  showing in places . The alabaster has typical pinkish translucent  tones which is typical of
   regional Nottingham alabaster.  Height 14" 35.5 cm.

   St John The Evangelist
 Nottingham Alabaster Relief
     England 15th Century.

 
 


£1,695