12-15-2001 12-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
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December 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Neapolitan Crche Figure of a Contadina, Italy, mid-19th century, terra-cotta shoulder head and hands, brown inset eyes, hair pulled to

$206$175
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Neapolitan Crche Figure of a Contadina, Italy, mid-19th century, terra-cotta shoulder head and hands, brown inset eyes, hair pulled to bun in back (some repaint, broken fingers), body of hemp or tow over wire armature, large carved wooden lower legs, blue shoes, colorful original liturgical vellum-lined costume with rows of metallic braid trim, ht. 12 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Contadina, Italy, terra-cotta shoulder head