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NEAPOLITAN Mustached Male Painted Gesso And Wood CRECHE Figure 14"
This is a very elegant LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY Creche figure, probably created for a noble home. The detail of his elaborate clothing is proof of his once holy splendor. He has a classic Neapolitan face with molded black hair and mustache, eyes are made of painted wood, and his open tongue and teeth are amazing craftsmanship! THis carved wood figure, standing with hands expressively posed. He has painted and gesso wooden head, arms, and legs, and body molded with hemp stuffing. Figure 14 inches tall and is missing part of his finger on his right hand.
I have several Creche Figures and would entertain a lot offer on them all. Email me for exact lot specifications. Only serious and respectful offers Please.
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