This incredibly detailed hand carved alabaster Midieval scene depicts a room with two groups of men. One group of guards/soldiers is aiding a man who appears to be sick/poisoned or has been hurt. The other group pin the accused, a monk/friar to the ground threateningly with knives and swords pointed at him.
The details of the room are amazing as well and include finely carved curtains, wall paper, rugs, bed, tile floor. The figures are finely detailed as well and their clothes, facial hair and expressions are beautifully executed.
The piece is professionally gallery framed in a 10.5" x 12" natural wooden frame. The owner believes this piece to date to the 18th or 19th century.The condition is great although on close inspection with a 10x magnifier you can see there are a few very small chips ie noses. Is this a Shakespearean tragedy scene? Please enlighten me if you know. The item "Antique Continental Finely Hand Carved Alabaster Bas Relief Plaque" is in sale since Thursday, August 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures".
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