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19thc Venetian polychrome Blackmoor figure

Code: LVS729     Dimensions:W 58.5cm (23")H 131cm (51.6")D 51cm (20.1")

£3,750.00

A highly decorative 19th century Venetian polychrome carved wood, gesso, gilt and painted Blackamoor figure - ADDITIONAL IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW:

This figure consists of a female Blackamoor figure wearing decorative traditional dress holding a large clam shell aloft with original metal liner.

The figure is depicted kneeling on a cushion, leading down to the base which is painted with a draped fabric effect and supported by four gilt hairy paw feet.

The figure could be used as a planter or to display various items such as fruit etc, it certainly creates a very decorative display. 

The figure is in good original condition with some paint losses and evidence of some re-touching.

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