Extraordinary processional Virgin

Processional Virgin, bisque head, terracotta hands, soft body stuffed with straw, sulphide eyes, original dress and socks. The Virgin rests on its original base in gilded wood.

18th century,

Italy

Perfumery display

Perfumery display, made in Italy around 1900 for the Grasse perfumeries. Painted and carved wood with gold leaf motifs, polylobed top opening with two drawers. A wonder of the Belle Epoque!
Circa 1900,
Italy

Stern figure for the rear castle

Stern figure for the rear castle of a Spanish galleon, in polychrome wood representing a bust of allegorical sculpture crowned with flowers and fruits, symbol of abundance.

XVII century
Spain