Lot 117: Continental Woodcarving, Jesus Plagued by Demons
06 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Probably 16th or 17th century, the deeply carved panel depicting a calm Jesus standing, hands folded in prayer amidst a profusion of flowers and leaves, as vicious beasts attack him; hovering above his head is a chalice; possibly taken from a piece of furniture. 24" H X 16" D. Insect damage; losses to panel; scuffs and several minor losses to edges of carved elements.