Fab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant DisplayFab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant Display

Absolutely fabulous antique French or Italian hand carved solid wood cherub or putti figure, a delightful 6 7/8" tall pocket watch or pendant display stand! This one could date to the 18th-19th century and appears to possibly have had a plinth or the hole is the base was more likely just to keep the wood block stead for the master carver to do his or her work. A lovely little cherubic figure lounging over the base and, if you look closely, you can see a serpent getting ready to strike below his left breast. The serpent's head visible but a portion of its body curving up into the hole. Fabulous.

Very good condition. A few flaws, most notable is that the lower portion of his left leg is missing and there is a glue repair to where the front wood panel was joined to the rest of the piece before carving (you can see the joint extending across the hollow). Another age/drying crack visible from the bottom but not from the sides. See pictures for all measurements.

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Fab Antique French Carved Solid Wood Cherub or Putti Figure, 6 7/8" Pocket Watch or Pendant Display

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Susan Dean
San Marcos
CA
  

Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European

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