Pair of French plates circa 1830 with images of two apostle evangelists, Saint John and Saint Matthew. Faience by Fouque and Avenour, on the back the letter A with a backwards R superimposed on it. Diameter of each plate is 8.75"
Carved wood and gesso figure of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr, holding a wheel, the instrument of her passion, polychromed in both gold and silver, probably early 19th century German. Some losses on the wheel and hand. Dimensions: 19.5" tall; base is 4" x 3.5"