Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500
 
 Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500
 Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500
 Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500
 Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500
 Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500
 
 Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500

Apostles Oak Sculpture Germany C.1500

£1,800

Two oak apostles from a retable, flat backs the pair standing on polygonal plinths . The younger left apostle with shoulder length hair blessing the chalice probably John the Evangelist, the older  looking apostle with a long pointed beard his head tilted slightly looking downwards holding a book
in his right hand, symbolic instrument lacking from his left hand possibly a sword ? for  Paul or Key for  Peter ? Both apostles facial features carved with realism, the folds on each apostles cloaks deeply carved with vertical folds . Height of each  42cm Width of each 14cm
Origins Germany 
Late 15th Century Early 16th Century
Oak . ( Dry Condition )

Dimensions :
41.9 cms High (16.5 inches)
14.0 cms Wide (5.5 inches)
7.6 cms Deep (3 inches)