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Los Nr. 13 - Auction 102

German carved ivory and wood figures - 18th-19th Century, in the manner of Simon Troger

wood and elephant ivory (Loxodonta africana Blumenbach, 1797 o Elephas maximus Linnaeus, 1758) carving depicting a female and male figure. Carved in full round, the figures with tattered clothing and carved wooden shoes set on an integral wood base, come directly out of the tradition of Simon Troger (1683 -1768) in the depiction of wood and ivory subjects in tattered clothing. This lot is similar in style and technique to other carvings in the Tyrolean Landesmuseum collection in Innsbruck, Austria (Ref Scott Defrin, Recognizing the Hand of Simon Troger - Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck). Her: height x width x depth 21.5 x 8 x 8.6 cm; weight 253 gr. Him height x width x depth 22.5 x 8.9 x 8 cm; weight 211 gr. Item condition grading: **** good. Accompanied by Ce.S.Ar. Centro Studi Archeometrici certificate of authenticity (pre-1947).


This lot is available for sale only with shipments within the European Union

THE CITES ARTICLE 8 (3b) DEROGATIONThe article 8 (3b) derogation -Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97, the so-called "antique derogation”, and the article 62 -Council Regulation (EC) No 865/2006, allow to sell this kind of item (defined as pre-1947)within the European Union. Current legislation states thatif an item has been manufactured prior to June 1947 and has been significantly altered from its natural raw state for jewellery, adornment, art, utility or musical instrument before that date, a CITES certificate is not required (therefore only for material that has been “worked” before 1947, and has been transformed from its natural state by human craft)


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