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Lot 276

Pair of 19th c. Carved & Gessoed Wooden Angels

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Pair of 19th century carved and gessoed angels, putti, or cherubs. One with gilt decoration along the wings, cloth, and hair. One with a vibrant red 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.

Big; height: 19 in x width: 10 1/4 in x depth: 7 in. Small; height: 13 in x width: 14 in x depth: 6 in.


Each angel with losses to the paint and gilt decoration. The color has faded and darkened somewhat. With small losses to the extremities, most noticeably along the fingers. Age splits to the wood. Dirt and dust collected in the recessed areas of each. Wear throughout as expected with age and use. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email with any condition questions.

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