Pot metal; white glass with silver stain
100.1 x 40.1 (39 7/16 x 15 13/16)
The head is a stopgap, perhaps eastern French c. 1450; architecture and processional cross also stopped in; canopy cut down in 1986
Provenance: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, to 1981; Sotheby’s, New York; New York dealer to 1985; Bruce Axt, Altadena, Calif., to 1987
Bibliography: Fine European Works of Art, Trapestries and Furniture [sale cat., Sotheby’s, 29 May] (New York, 1981), n.p., no. 83, ill.; European Works of Art, Armour, Furniture and Tapestries [sale cat., Sotheby’s 10-11 June] (New York, 1983), n.p., no. 278; Fine French and Continental Furniture, Objects of Art, Clocks, Tapestries and Sculpture [sale cat., Christie’s, 6 June] (New York, 1984), 90, no. 166, ill.
Collection: Private Collection (Hillsborough, California)
Object/Accession: A 660