Sculpture, baby Jesus (1) - Wood - 18th century

Description
Sculpture, baby Jesus (1) - Wood - 18th century
Italy

Very rare and exclusive sculpture of Baby Jesus, in hand-carved wood, from 1700. Exclusive item for connoisseurs and collectors
Description: a finely hand-carved wooden sculpture from the 18th century. The ancient Greeks and Romans used to swaddle their babies, this procedure is confirmed by numerous biblical references. The body of Jesus in this case, is represented without limbs, as if it was swaddled and it is not coated. Due to its age, the item requires restoration. The pictures are an integral part of the item’s description.
Dimensions: approx. 13 x 4 cm (as per photo).
Accurate packaging and worldwide tracked shipping via express courier.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
baby Jesus, Sculpture
Material
Wood
Designer/ Artist
Antichi scultori arte presepiale napoletana
Estimated Period
18th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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