Neapolitan Creche Figure of a Angel, Italy, late 18th century, the finely detailed terracotta bust with glass eyes and flowing hair over a silk-dressed body with carved and painted wood arms and legs with articulated digits, (imperfections), ht. 14 in.
damages are mostly isolated to the extremities, with some cracking, repairs, and in-painting to some fingers and toes. There are some paint flakes to the rear of the terracotta bust at the rear where the wings would attach and some flaking to the back of the angel's hair
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