Lot 139

AN EARLY 16TH CENTURY GERMAN CARVED, POLYCHROME DECORATED AND PARCEL GILT WOOD FIGURE OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST MOURNING FROM A CRUCIFIXION GROUP
the figure carved in the round but with a flat back, the distinctive hair with tight curls around the forehead, his lips parted and teeth revealed within, with tears running down his face he holds aloft part of Christ’s white perizonium and holds a book in his left hand, raised on a naturalistic base, 
84cm high

Estimate: £3,000-£5,000