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Auction 24 | 09 Oct, 21H00  10 Oct, 21H00  
Lot 228    |   Session 2 - 10 Oct

A 17th century Alcobaça terracotta group sculpture

Estimate:

€ 10.000 - 15.000

Hammer Price:

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Description:

Comprising: A saint and five musicians angels playng harp, viola, lute, flute and trumpet.
Sculptures executed by the monks of Alcobaça in gilt and polychrome terracotta.
(Losses and some restoration to the polychromy)
Height: 46 cm

Category:

Sculptures

Notes:

Note: Similar examples at Alcobaça Monastery''s group sculpture "A morte de São Bernardo" (1687-1690), executed by the monks.
Bibliography: Maria Helena Trindade, "Arte e música - Iconografia musical na pintura do séc XV ao XX", Instituto Português dos Museus, Museu da Música e Ministério da Cultura. Lisboa, 1999.