19th Century Italian Pair of Knights Sculptures Hand Carved Equestrian Soldiers
A pair of antique soldier figures with horses of Italian Piedmontese origin, two 19th century soldiers on horseback, hand-carved, gilded and polychrome hand-painted sculptures, realized in Cembran pinewood.
The two knights are wearing different uniforms and are all around decorated.
Coming from a private collection of Milano, they are in good age related condition, minor painting losses, consistent with age. See close-up picture details.
height: 18 cm
width: 14 cm
depth: 7 cm
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