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17th-Century Ivory Statue of Saint Sebastian Captivates

Published on , by Philippe Dufour
Auction on 23 July 2022 - 10:00 (CEST) - 14A, rue de la Croix-Desilles - 35400 Saint-Malo

This statue of the martyrdom of Saint Sebastian was featured in the sale held by the Émeraude Enchères auction house in Saint-Malo on Saturday, July 23 (Ms. Fligny).

  17th-Century Ivory Statue of Saint Sebastian Captivates
 

Finely carved in Germany during the second half of the 17th century, the saint stands with his hands tied to a tree, his left arm raised above his head, an arrow piercing both his abdomen and leg. The 20.5 cm/8 in. high ivory piece garnered €8,625. Equally moving, at €5,625, was an icon in tempera on wood (74 x 49.5 cm/29.1 x 19.5 in): the Dormition of the Virgin, painted in Greece in c. 1700.

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Saturday 23 July 2022 - 10:00 (CEST)
14A, rue de la Croix-Desilles - 35400 Saint-Malo
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