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   Pair of small angels in carved fruitwood, circa 1650



   Adorable pair of angels bearing the instruments of the Passion carved in fruitwood by a master hand. The art of the sculptor gave this small sculptures remarkable monumentality, especially in the cherub supporting the column. The treatment of hairs is reminiscent medieval art, while draperies are inspired by the taste of the sixteenth century.

   It is very likely that our angels were part of a set, staged in a valuable altarpiece or reliquary.

   Excellent conservation. Visible lacks : wings and left hand of the angel bearing the column, on the one hand, arms, hands, wings, and part of the base and hairs, on the other hand.

   Composition: Fruitwood
   Origin: France
   Provenance: France - Art Market
   Period: First half XVII th century
   Height: 13.5 and 14 cm

        Ref. : md-194  

   Price : SOLD - to be informed by e-mail when a similar item becomes available.







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