Lot 38517261

Sculpture - Louis XIV - Wood - Late 17th century

A fantastic and exceedingly rare carved wooden and polychrome painted head of a women, wearing a ribbon in her hair which is tied in a bun or "chignon" to the back. This head was once part of a nearly life-size wooden shop-display model or so-called "mannequin", as can be seen from the large square aperture underneath. A great rarity and... more

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