27 May 1999
A PARCEL-GILT POLYCHROME CARVED WOOD CERUBIM
SPANISH, 18TH OR 19TH CENTURY
The reverse unfinished.
Minor cracks; small hole to front.
10.1/8 in (25.7 cm.) high
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