Carved alabaster relief of Head of St John on silver salver, flanked by two angels.

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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