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Carved, Painted, and Gilded Wood Angel

Auction:
2605B
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$729$600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2605B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Wood Angel, Continental, 19th century, the figure wearing a blue tunic and kneeling in adoration, with face cast heavenward, ht. 18 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered shrinkage cracks to wood. Position of one wing moved, with patch to original hole. Repairs to wings. Scattered loss to gilt, paint, and gesso.

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