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Sale 2105 Lot 129

Carved and Painted Wood Shell

17th century, the architectural fragment of a deeply carved shell, retaining an early painted surface.
h. 12", w. 25", d. 8-1/2"

Provenance: Chapelle de l'Athenee Royal, Tournai, Belgium; Collection of Allain Bush, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Notes: One of several carved wood elements removed from the church interior during an early 1980s modernization.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

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