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Sun, Jan 21, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1408

CARVED WOOD ALTAR FIGURE, INFANT CHRIST, 19TH C.

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Carved wood altar figure, Infant Christ, 19th c., gesso over wood with polychrome paint and parcel gilt accents, inset glass eyes, having one hand raised in benediction gesture, rising on scrolled base with winged cherub masks, loss to fingers of raised hand, split to wood at base, approx 23.75"h, 10"w, 8"d, 7.5lbs **Provenance: From a fine San Antonio, Texas collection** Start Price: $300.00

Condition

1.8.24-In my opinion regarding LOT: 1408- The figure stands sturdy, the piece exhibits age with some typical stable splits to wood, small losses and imperfections, including loss of pinky finger, general light paint, and wear throughout,  eyes seem to have glass facing in cherubim at bottom, as well as figure, please see attached images for your review


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