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Stand number: 306

The small putti hold, with their fat fingers, Renaissance-era musical instruments. One child seems to be playing a cornetto (an instrument made of wood lined with leather often used in 16th century music) while the other blows into an early forerunner of the serpent.

Jorge Coll of Colnaghi said: “We tend to hold things back during the year for when the curtain rises at TEFAF, so you’ll have to come and see when it opens.” However, this early highlight by Berruguete is priced in the region of €1.5m-2m.