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Carved wood, painted & with traces of gilding, mounted on board. Figure with angel on rococo balda-chin; angel at side of desk, relief on front, cupids below.

Provenance

Blumka Gallery, New York. 1955, sold by Blumka to the MFA for $2800. (Accession date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

German, 1700–69

Object Place

Southern Germany, Germany

Dimensions

83.82 cm (33 in.)

Accession Number

55.967

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture