Christ bust - Painted terracotta - First half 19th century

Description
Christ bust - Painted terracotta - First half 19th century
Italy

Bust of Christ, first half of the 19th century, signed T.C. Painted terracotta, religious and ecclesiastical commission as demonstrated by the monogram
‘IHS’ engraved on the front of the base.
Over time, the base has undergone a detachment and we can see a sign on the subject's nose.
Representation of classical iconography that follows all the typical standards of the figure of Christ Pantocrator. The sculpture is of the highest quality and the addition of the monochrome dark paint gives the bust the appearance of a cast work.
Harmony in proportions and in the execution of the features and hair.
Dimensions: 34 x 21 x 12 cm
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Protective packaging.

Lot details
Object
Christ bust
Material
Painted terracotta
Estimated Period
First half 19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
34×12×21 cm
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