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Articulated Wooden Religious Figure of an Angel

Auction:
2196
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Articulated Wooden Religious Figure of an Angel, Germany, 1923, painted features, brown eyes, and carved hair, long neck, fully articulated wooden body with molded shoes (one foot possibly repaired), fingers joined in blessing, original pink crepe robe, lavender silk mantle (melting), Holland tape label attached reads "The Angel at the Sepulcher: a modern Creche, carved by George Lang (nephew of Anton Lang), Oberammergau, 1923," ht. 16 in.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Germany, The Netherlands, Anton Lang, George Lang, Silk