19th Century Adorable Hand Carved Putty Head
This putty head sculpture is coming from Southern Germany, from the Alps region. It is dated about 1850.
The putty has a lovely chubby face and a darling quiff.
The condition is considering age and material (lime tree) good to very good. There are some chips to the surrounding wings, the tip of the nose is also chipped. Charming age cracks.
Measurements: 9.4 in height, 8.2 inches in width, 4 inches in depth.
The carving was polychrome painted with golden leaves accents. Painting and gilding are worn, some beautiful traces make this putty head so lovely!
Measurements: 9.2 x 8.4 inches.