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An Italian Partially glazed terracotta half-length figure of the Angel of the Annunciation, by Andrea della Robbia and Luca 'il giovane', early 16th century, Florence
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263
An Italian Partially glazed terracotta half-length figure of the Angel of the Annunciation, by Andrea della Robbia and Luca 'il giovane', early 16th century, Florence
Estimate
30,00040,000
JUMP TO LOT

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An Italian Partially glazed terracotta half-length figure of the Angel of the Annunciation, by Andrea della Robbia and Luca 'il giovane', early 16th century, Florence
modelled with long, wavy hair, leaning forward with benign expression, his left hand at his chest, the right holding the lillies, two rectangular apertures at the back for wings. 
height 29 3/4 in.; 75.5cm.
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Catalogue Note

Compare the faces of the angels in a set of four reliefs in the Louvre in Les Sculptures européenes du Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2006, pp. 112 and 113, by Andrea and his son Luca 'Il Giovane'. 

This lot is sold with a Thermoluminescence Analysis Report from Oxford Authentication Ltd. indicating that sample N106Z61A was last fired between 400 and 700 years ago.

Important Old Master Paintings and European Works of Art

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