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Bust of a Man, hand carved and oil painted terracotta sculpture - with wooden base and crystal glass eyes - Naples, Italy

Lot reference 13697467

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In good condition - created and hand crafted by D. Caruso

Sculpture created by Neapolitan traditional Nativity Scene artist Dario Caruso.
Terracotta sculpture with glass eyes, painted using oil colours, provided with a solid wood base. Hand worked according to a Neapolitan traditional technique, developed in the 18th century.
Realised by a Neapolitan “Laboratorio di arte presepiale, scultura e artigianato” (Workshop specialised in traditional Nativity scenes), whose name is Artèmia.

The aim of this creative workshop, located in the historical centre of Naples, is to keep alive the ancient, local tradition of nativity scene arts and crafts.
In the workshop "Artèmia", thanks to the mastery of Dario Caruso, many traditional creatures of the Nativity scene come to a “real” life: small sculptures, entirely hand made and hand-painted according to the traditional rules developed in the 18th century.
- Author: Dario Caruso
- Period: contemporary item, created in 2009
- Terracotta sculpture with crystal glass eyes
- Base: in wood; diameter 16 cm
- Support rod: made of steel
- Earring: made of steel
- Height: approx. 37 cm
- Width: approx. 20 cm
Used, in excellent condition. Hand crafted and painted using oil colours. Crystal glass eyes, steel earring. Flawless, with some slight sings of time, as shown in pictures.
Entirely handmade, any imperfection has to be considered as a sign of quality and traditional craftsmanship.
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