This spectacular Neapolitan Nativity Scene sculpture representing two cherubs, is attributed to Giuseppe Sanmartino or Sammartino (Naples 1722-Naples 1783), as per inscription on the back. This renowned sculptor created several works which can be found on the web.
The sculpture has glass eyes.
It belonged to a collection of ancient art in Florence.
Dimensions: height 10.6 cm, maximum width 8 cm
It has a crack on the back, which is clearly visible in pictures.
- Designer/ Artist
- Attribuito a Giuseppe Sanmartino
- Louis XV
- Estimated Period
- 18th century
- Country of Origin
- Naples Italy
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes