Category: Objets D'art
A very handsome Italian mid 17th century Baroque Period giltwood and polychrome bust. The bust of an Italian scholar is raised on a giltwood rectangular mottled base. Shown with a giltwood classical drape below the polychrome face and neck. The bust brown patinated hair is accented with a giltwood crown designed headpiece decorated with rosettes. With all original patina and gilt throughout. Wonderfully executed and preserved.