First half 20th century, inscribed to back of frame ''Madonna of the Star and Two Angels by Fra Angelico / Copied by Ceccherini'' and stamped ''Giovanni Masini / (illegible) / Florence / Wholesale & Retail Export (illegible) Dealers,'' oil on gilt panel, the central panel depicting the Madonna and child, the flanking hinged side panels depicting angels, within a carved Gothic-style giltwood hinged frame, closed, 20.5'' H x 9'' W x 2.5'' D, est: $1000/1500
*Price Realized: $812.50

Condition: Open: 15'' W. Scratches, marks and rubbing to gilt surfaces. Shrinkage cracks to underside of frame. Separation to parts of frame at joins. Doors close tightly. Rubbing and oxidation to surface of oil paint- images were apparently painted directly onto gilt panel without ground preparation. Not examined under blacklight.

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