Carved alabaster relief of Head of St John on silver salver, flanked by two angels.
Head of St John the Baptist by Unknown Artist, 15th century
© Fitzwilliam Museum
- Alabaster & paint & gilding
- 29 x 23.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £50,000)
- Acquired in:
- Daniel Katz Ltd
Painted in red, brown and black and gilded. Probably made in Nottingham, and used for private devotion in a domestic setting (rather than forming part of an altarpiece).
Hampel auctioneers, Munich, 2003; Albrecht Neuhaus; Daniel Katz Ltd.
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