Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #43525 (stock #220AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$6200.00
“Hark, the herald angels sing!” I have always imagined that the missing hands of this finely carved German High Renaissance archangel originally must have held a missile. The marks of age have not destroyed the magnificence of the statue’s graceful, liquid form and, fortunately, the beatific face retains its youthful radience. Traces of the original gesso and gilding remain and the piece has been stabilized by the addition of a heavy, old marble plinth...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #19085 (stock #127AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
A real woodcarving tour de force is this Art Nouveau fantasy vase, depicting a snail shell held up by ferns, the sort of thing found in majolica and silver quite often in the latter Nineteenth Century. Were it carved of a plain piece of wood it would still be a triumph, but it was formed from an elaborately pieced together parquetry of several different and contrasting woods: boxwood, ebony, etc. British or Continental, with a few chips out here and there...