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.
35.6 cms High (14 inches)
12.7 cms Wide (5 inches)
5.1 cms Deep (2 inches)