18th Century Naples, Italy nativity figure
An exceptional example of a late 18th Century Italian nativity figure. Hand carved articulated pine joint limbs, covered in hessian filled period clothing. Amazing carved humanistic features and inserted glass eyes.
Size in inches approx.: H 21” x W 8” x D 4”
Date: Late 18th Century
This item is over 100 years old and shows loss in detail through wear and tear. The item is worn and faded in areas with a naturally aged patination. The cloths are faded and worn in sections, the painted wooden surface shows scuff and loss with a few fingers also on the left hand. The left eye has lost its glass eye and has had some restoration including the tip of the nose. This item does not stand alone as shown in the photos provided. In overall all good condition considering its age.
We strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment upon purchase.
For multiple years we have sold antique items globally, please expect our items to show relevant age and natural wear, Items are only restored due to breaks and major loss, and we always stipulate this in our condition report.
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