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Polychrome and Gilt Terra-cotta Statue of the Madonna and Child

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Polychrome and Gilt Terra-cotta Statue of the Madonna and Child, Sienna School, 16th century, the standing Madonna wearing a blue shawl and rust-red robe, baby Jesus wearing a striped red robe, on a marbleized base, ht. 18 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Baby's Jesus's head off but present, Madonna's left hand missing, repairs to Madonna's left arm and robe, over-all losses to paint, gilt and terra cotta

Keywords

Madonna, Gilt Terra-cotta Statue, Sienna School, Jesus, head, Christian art, Cinema of the United States

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