Lot 383

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IMPRESSIVE SPANISH COLONIAL DORMITION 18TH C. Comprising a large and impressive carved polychrome gilt wood and silver mounted figural grouping of the Dormition, likely Quito 18th century. Comprising an ornate carved and gilt wood bed. Raised on four cabriole legs terminating in claw and ball feet with pierce carved skirt and ornate pierce carved headboard with rocaille scrolls centered with an oval mirror. The bed dressed in embroidered silk with lace pillows upon which rests a figure of the Virgin with finely carved and polychrome wood head and hands, her head encircled with a pierced silver repousse and chased halo incorporating a crown and with star terminals, also with silver drop earrings and a silver belt over a heavily brocade embroidered gown with cape and lace collar. Height 27 inches (68.5cm), width 19.5 inches (50cm), length 28 inches (71cm). Lot is accompanied with a custom-made plexiglass dust cover/display case.

Important Notice: The absence of condition information in the description does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition, a condition report is available by request.

Estimate:  $2,000 - 3,000   € 2,000 - 3,000
Price Realized: $3,500.00

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