19th Century Italian Baroque Style Cherub Figure of Announcing Angel
Lovely Baroque style Announcing Angel, an Italian figurative sculpture carved in cembran pinewood painted and giltwood of Italian origin, dating back to late 19th century, in fair condition.
This antique wall-hanging figure is a hand painted winged putto figure, having a later polychrome finish, with minor finger losses, old restorations wear consistent with age and use. See picture closed-up details.
The cherub is expressive in its movement and facial expressions. Both wings show a beautiful gilding.
This Italian antique sculpture comes from a private house of Milan and would make a charming addition to a living room or bedroom in your home.
It shows an old hole on the belly, now plugged, may be it was previously mounted with a wooden pedestal but it might be wall-hanged or can stand and decorate your furnishing.
For a safe shipping we would recommend crating.
height: 38 cm
width: 64.5 cm
depth: 23 cm
19th Century Neapolitan Italian Terracotta Virgin Mary Figure, an antique manikin with face, hands and feet realized in hand-moulded and hand-painted terracotta, joined to the mannequin with superlative embroidered Dress, even the petticoat is decorated with golden embroideries.
The Virgin Mary figure has glass eyes, is wearing a a crown in embossed and silvered metal surrounded by a ray of stars of the same material.
Standing on a rectangular wooden base, lined with green fabric, good condition, wear consistent with age and use. Southern Italian origin.
A pair of antique Italian Angels, two Baroque polychrome-painted and carved giltwood torchères dating back to late 17th century and coming from an private villa of Siena, a Tuscan city in Central Italy. This rare pair of hand-carved, painted and gilded Cembran pinewood sculptures represent two standing angels figures,with long curled hairs showing a deep carving and excellent gilding, holding a cornucopia, symbol of abundance and prosperity. Both candelabra sculptures raising on stepped and squared armorial bases, with the brotherhood symbol, a kind of symbol of the Golgotha drawn in white tempera. They are also adorned with a blue and red polychrome cloth under a gilded robe.
Overall good and original conditions, wear consistent with use and four centuries of age, wings and one arm missing. In the past, this antique statues have been probably used as lamps. Period: 1600
Height: 70.5 cm - 27,76 inches Width: 17 cm - 6,70 inches Depth: 13 cm - 5 1/8 inch