Lot 830. TWO Large altar candlesticks WITH CHERUBS, South German, circa 1740,

Sold:€ 6 500
Auction date:23.11.2019   10:00
ID 256576
Lot 830TWO Large altar candlesticks WITH CHERUBS, South German, circa 1740,
Linden wood, full of vividly carved and gilded, each finely carved representation of a Puttos in a moving posture, with a chandelier in the Form of a Füllhornes holding, slightly inclined heads with soft sculptured curly hair and smiling face as, respectively, the counterparts worked, H: approx. 56 cm. Part. damaged and restored. Both from the 18th century. Century. the root end of Putten show analogies to Work from the workshop of E. Quirim Asam (1692-1750) without a secure allocation would be possible.

TWO LARGE ALTAR CHANDELIERS WITH CHERUBS, Southern Germany, CA. 1740, lime wood, carved in full plastic form, and gilded, each with a finely carved depiction of a cherub in a moving posture, holding a candlestick in the shape of a cornucopia horn, slightly inclined head, with softly modelled curly hair and smiling facial features, each worked as counterpart, H: approx. 56 cm. Partially damaged and restored. Both cherubs dating from the 18th century show analogies to the work of E. Quirim Asam (1692-1750) although attribution is uncertain.

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