Sculpture - Earthenware, Wood - Late 19th century

Description
Sculpture - Earthenware, Wood - Late 19th century
Italy

Magnificent Neo-Gothic display case made of carved and gilded wood.
In the upper part there is a votive item ('ex voto' for favours received, in metal) set in wood. Inside the display case there is a polychrome terracotta sculpture depicting Saint Michael the Archangel in the act of subduing the demon under his feet, also in polychrome terracotta. The inside of the case is lined with damask fabric and silver thread trimmings.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Material
Earthenware, Wood
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
70×37×30 cm
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