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Superb Carved Limestone Sculpture from the 14th 15th Century

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Village Idiot

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W-18 D-9 H-20 (cm)

Item Reference:

73988-1562-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 73988-1562-1
Item No. 73988 - Dealer No. 1562 - Building No. 1


A superb carved limestone sculpture from the 14th / 15th Century, a character of lowly descent often termed as “fools” or “village idiots”.
It is highly likely to be carved from life.
This stone was located into a corner or niche.
Original tooling marks.
English or French.


Item Reference
Height: 20 cm
Width: 18 cm
Depth: 9 cm
18th Century & Earlier
Country of Origin
Early Antiques
Very Good Condition


  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
  • UK Van Delivery by Hand, this applies to furniture, large items or delicate items. This is undertaken by ourselves or by a fully insured van delivery company that is personally known to us. Prices dependant on your location and size/amount of items purchased.

We are able to deliver any item to anywhere in the World, and so for any item/location, we are able to obtain quotes for delivery/shipping.

To make an enquiry call us on 01427 668 389