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Lot 0019
Baroque Carved, Painted and Parcel-Gilt Angel

first quarter 18th century, Continental, depicted floating with a gilt shawl, the surviving gilt wing carefully carved, on a handsome giltwood base composed of antique elements, and adorned with a stamped brass crown set with rhinestones.
h. 31", w. 14-1/2", d. 6"

Condition

Figure is lacking its left arm, fingers on right arm and wings on right side. The right arm, right leg and left wing have been repaired. There are small losses to left wing near repair, losses to underside of buttock near metal base support, and there are pitting and nail holes to the back of the figure. Shrinkage cracks, nicks, craquelure, soiling, flaking, scratches and losses to gesso, pigment and gilding are scattered throughout. Base has two shrinkage cracks and some separation at corners. Structurally sound. Condition is commensurate with age, material and use.

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Baroque Carved, Painted and Parcel-Gilt Angel

Estimate $800 - $1,200Oct 13, 2018
333 St. Joseph Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
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