Signature Fall Auction · Sep 10, 2022 09:00am
Spanish Colonial Polychrome Sculptures of Adam and Eve
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
18th century, possibly Brazilian, carved wood with polychrome over gesso and glass eyes, each figure gesturing in dynamic contrapposto poses standing atop a shaped wood terrace, unsigned.
Adam 15 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.; Eve 16 1/8 x 8 x 6 3/4 in.
From the Collection of the late Keith Stanley, Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Duke University, North Carolina
Adam with loss to right index finger; some repairs to fingers on Adam's left hand; some scattered surface staining.
$1,000 - 3,000