Full Details for Lot 248

Sale 2105 Lot 248

Exceptional French Baroque Architectural Carving

fourth quarter 17th century, with a central raised medallion crowned with a putto head, framed with deeply carved scrollwork, with putti supporting leaves, on paw feet.
h. 38-1/2", w. 54-1/2"

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 $2,000-4,000

Sold for $5,000
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