Brunk Auctions
Live Auction

Closed Return - Finish Signed Off

Wed, Jan 11, 2023 12:00PM EST
Lot 4

After the Pseudo-Monvaerni Artist

Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

(or The Monvaerni Master, Limoges, possibly 15th century)

Eight scenes from the Life of Christ, signed with scroll mark: St. Christopher, Bearing the Infant Christ, The Resurrection of Lazarus, The Last Supper, Christ Before Caiaphas, Christ Before Pilate, Christ Carrying the Cross, The Crucifixion, The Pieta, polychrome enamel with gilt highlights on slightly convex copper plaques, 7-5/8 x 8-3/4 in. each; matching gilt brass frames replicating those in the Louvre set, 8-3/8 x 9-5/8 in. each; mounted within two gilt wood frames, 10-3/4 x 45-7/8 x 1-3/8 in.

Provenance: The Estate of Dr. J. Clayton Davie and Family


crazing, some chips, rubbing, and loss to enamel and gilt, notably at edges, warping and denting, accretion; brass frames with some discoloration and verdigris; wood frames with abrasions and some flaking to surface

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The Estate of Dr. J. Clayton Davie and Family