Beautiful figure of the Virgin holding the Child and the globe of royalty. The elegance of the elongated figure combined with a sophisticated drapery show a work of the Italian-Flemish School in the late XVII th, early XVIII th century.
A hole on the top of the Virgin's head show the former presence of a crown, now lost, which was probably in silver.
The arms of the Christ, his feet, and the hand of the Virgin supporting him are carved in a different hardwood. The sculpture is mounted on a broader base.
Composition: Probably walnut
Provenance : France - Art Market
Period: circa 1700
Dimensions: H. : 38 cm - 43 cm with stand