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Ivory plaque showing the archangel Michael holding the globus cruciger, £5700 at Swan Fine Art.

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The subject is the archangel Michael holding the globus cruciger. It was possibly once part of a series that adorned a book cover or an important item of church furnishing.

Offered for sale at Swan Fine Art (21% buyer’s premium) in Tetsworth on August 6 with a guide of £100-200, it was spotted by several bidders and chased to £5700.