DERUTA. Rectangular plaque with The Annunciation.

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DERUTA.

Rectangular plaque with rounded upper section with a cushion framework in relief. Decorated with a lively polychrome scene representing the Virgin Mary kneeling and praying on a prie-Dieu, her head surrounded by a luminous sun. The archangel Gabriel kneeling behind her, is presenting her a fleurs-de-lys branch symbolizing her purity and is addressing her. The scene takes place within an interior with tiled floor bearing the inscription i63. Above the Holy Spirit appears as a dove with a sunny halo surrounded by rays and crossing the clouds. Stylized ochre scrollwork surrounded by a yellow and blue fillet along the frame. Hole for hanging in the upper part of the frame.

17th Century, marked with year 1630 (?).

Height: 26 cm (10-1/4 in.) - Width: 19 cm (7-1/2 in.).

Repaired damages along the border.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2011030092