18th century Continental polychromed wooden candlestick in the form of a winged cherub draped in a cloth.
Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin.
Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went.Height: 19 1/4 in x width: 8 1/4 in x depth: 6 in.
The sculpture has heavy wear throughout; heavy paint loss and cracks throughout; please see the listing image. As expected from its use, there is candle residue to the right side of the sculpture. There is a drill hole to the left to the left foot. There is a crack to the base, measuring 4 inches. Consistent with its age, the polychrome decoration is discolored. The right-wing is restored with glue. Along the underside, there is white charcoal inscriptions; there is a sticker adhered to the underside. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any condition questions.
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