SEVEN NEAPOLITAN CRECHE FIGURES
Two angels, putto on stand, two dogs, a sheep, and a family of chickens on base, each painted terra cotta, Naples, Italy, 18th c.; Angels: 11" x 4" x 7" Note: Over two hundred 18th c. Neapolitan crèche figures are displayed each Christmas at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Sale Price: $1,625
Estimate: $1,600 - $2,200
Repair to leg of one dog, sheep missing an ear, one angel with losses to three fingers. Minor chipping and losses to wings of each angels.