Amazing Crib Neapolitan figure


United Kingdom

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19th Century terracotta crib Neapolitan figure
We are proud to offer a wonderful example of a 19th Century terracotta and straw filled wire blackamoor crib Neapolitan figure. A rare survivor which would have been part of an incredibly special collection. This figure in its blackamoor form is a true piece of art, the head, hands, and legs are all made from terracotta. The body is formed of wire support and a straw filled body, dressed in silk, velour, and linen clothing. This item can stand alone and would amazing placed in a large French glass dome.
Size in inches: H 18” x W 6” x D 5”
Origin: Italy
Period: Early 19th Century
Material: Terracotta / Straw / Metal wire/ Silk / Velour / Linen
Condition: These items is completely solid in structure and form, an aged patina and fading of the painted surface has taken place. Light aged blemishes across the terracotta surface, weathered and aged original clothing cover this item which are torn in places as shown in the photos provided. Close up photos have been supplied to illustrate these points so please observe carefully and propose questions to us if needed.



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