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LOT #409

Gothic Revival Carved Wood Altar

c.1918; naive altar model assembled from carved elements partially painted in gold and white, including an angel having wings outspread beneath the central spire, flanked by auxiliary spires above carved iconography, beneath which are (3) niches flanked by seraphim and separated by columns, all supported on the stepped altar having carved pontifical emblems and upon which rests a hinged tabernacle containing miniature wood chalice and plate; dated “1918” twice and having additional emblems in gold-toned paint on reverse

Estimate: $400 - $600

Hammer Price: $800

Property From: the Joshua B. Kind Trust. Joshua B. Kind was a Professor of Art History at Northern Illinois University, Northwestern University, and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Dimensions: Height: 40 1/2 inches, Width: 12 inches, Length: 23 inches

Condition: Very Good, separation at joints; splits to some boards; no losses noted; superstructure leans back on base; overall light to moderate wear consistent with normal use

Shipping: 3rd Party shipping is required for this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), New Jersey (6.250%), Pennsylvania (8.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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