In the base is a reliquary
D-Bike. BV-M (di velo Beata Vergine Maria)
“From the Veil Blessed Virgin Mary”
Italy XVIII century
The smooth and dynamic composition shows an ideal of beauty: a face with finely sculpted eyes, a long straight nose, well-defined lips.
The Child is worked as a painter’s mannequin would be.
Lead sculpture covered with a thin layer of polychrome stucco representing the Christ child.
He wears a necklace with white pearls to remind the purity of his soul.
Fragment of a terracotta sculpture depicting Caliope. The figure is shown standing. Visible attributes of Caliope on the base the inscription Caliope Poesia Erotica
The archangel is depicted in a dynamic pose which may indicate that the angel was in action. Originally holding a sword, his attribute. He wears a curly “crown” hairdo framing a youthful face, his head bowed in a serene expression.
Work of the first half of the XVIIIth probably from the South of France.
Reliquary in carved wood representing Saint Joseph.
A reliquary is an object intended to house relics. It allows the faithful to honor the relics, without risking damaging them, using an opening present on the face of the object
End of 18th century
Polychrome carved wood.
Part of an outdoor terracotta sculpture.
The position of the hand is similar to the positions of the sculptures representing Melpomene wearing the mask of tragedy also called the mask of hypocrisy.
Questing angel in plaster and cardboard drawer.
“Thank you” inscription on the base.
Mechanism in perfect condition.
Our Salvator Mundi is dressed in red and gold. The movements of her clothing give life to the sculpture.
Her gaze is intense thanks to her sulphide eyes and raised eyelashes.