RARE FRENCH HAND CARVED WOODEN ANGEL
Dimensions:W: 28cm (11")H: 39cm (15.4")D: 10cm (3.9")
An exquisite and very rare cherub with traces of original gesso and wonderful time worn patina.
This beautiful antique cherub has been hand carved without wings in the early Christian tradition where the Bible referred to flying Angels, as opposed to the later interpreted winged angels.
Mounted on a bespoke wood & metal stand.
French circa 1800 - 1850.