A CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF THE MOURNING VIRGIN
Prospective purchasers are advised that several co… Read more Property of a European Noble Family (lots 368-379)
A CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF THE MOURNING VIRGIN

ITALIAN, CIRCA 1700

Details
A CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF THE MOURNING VIRGIN
ITALIAN, CIRCA 1700
On an integrally carved oval plinth
9¾ in. (24.5 cm.) high
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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Lot Essay

The present figure is very similar to two figures of Theresa and Joseph in the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich, illustrated in R. Berliner, Die Bildwerke des Bayerischen Nationalmuseums IV, 1886, nos. 399 and 400.

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