Monumental Pair of 18th Century Polychrome and Parcel-Gilt Angels

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A monumental pair of 18th century Italian catedrale polychrome and parcel giltwood angels, carved in flowing robes and sashes and retaining their original pastel polychrome and parcel-gilt detailing, the pair now individually raised on later fielded base pedestals. These antiques are removable from their pedestals for suspension from a ceiling as shown with each retaining its mounting hardware at the back.
Details
Place of Origin
Italy
Date of Manufacture
18th Century
Period
18th Century
Materials and Techniques
Polychromed
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
53 in. H x 29 in. W x 23 in. D
135 cm H x 74 cm W x 58 cm D
Dealer Location
San Francisco, CA
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
U120323920944
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1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in San Francisco, CA

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