18th Century Flemish Wood Carved Nativity Angels

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Superb pair of nativity angels. Wood carved with layers of original paint and gesso. Found in a church attic in Belgium. Fantastic craftsmanship and emotion. One angel is 41" tall x 22" wide x 22" deep. The other is 42" tall x 26" wide x 14" deep. Depth measurements do depend on how angels are hung and if they rest against a wall when hanging.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Folk Art
  • Place of Origin
    Belgium
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
  • Period
    18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Painted   Gesso
    Gilt   Wood
  • Condition
    Distressed. Some age cracking and losses to paint and gesso and old worm holes. Age cracks to some legs and arms. Thumb missing on angel with hands crossed over heart. Please see photos and email or call if questions. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    42 in. H x 26 in. W x 14 in. D
    107 cm H x 66 cm W x 36 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    U1204178734688
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Santa Monica, CA

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