Legend has it that these wooden statues depicting the Annunciation were recovered in an old church in Ghizzano and placed in a small building, which was built exactly where an oxcart stopped while transporting them.

Today, the statues are placed in the Chapel of Santissima Annunziata in Ghizzano, and represent the Announcing Angel and the Virgin of the Annunciation.

They are attributed to Tommaso Pisano due to their stylistic similarities with other important works by the Pisan sculptor, including the Reredos of the Church of San Francesco in Pisa, and they belong to a larger group of wooden statues, which in the 14th century became common in the celebration of the Annunciation in the Pisan area.

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