Florentine Altar - Our Lady and Angels, c. 1920
Florentine Triptych Altar Shrine, Early 20th Century Italian
Approximately 100 years old. Traditional European families used these altars at Christmas and year round as a devotional item. Lovely, hand-carved wooden triptych
with Our Lady in the center, and the two archangels. Good vintage condition, please note the chip on the top of the right panel. Found in Spain, but Italian in origin. Catches candle light beautifully and can be used year round on your home altar, with candles and other mementos and devotional items.
Folded measurements: 6.8" tall x 4.3". Open: 10" wide.
The mid century technique involves a pressure frieze gilt on the front and back. The paint is made of real gold. Hand crafted in Florence, Italy.
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