Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The object of the day: Gabriel the Archangel (c1820)

Gabriel the Archangel 
(Spain c. 1820)

15 inch high (38.10 cm)

Description / Expertise
A 19th century representation of Gabriel the Archangel with silk and metal thread garments, the angels head of carved ivory with back-painted glass eyes and human hair, the hands also of carved ivory. Gabriel's wings and book have details punched into the metal and he wears a metal visor. The feet are of carved and painted wood.

GBP1950.00 (Pound Sterling)

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