Friday, December 12, 2014

Antique Santo Crucifixion Tableau, Crucifixion Table Christ

Title: Antique Santo Crucifixion Tableau, Crucifixion Table Christ
Description: Crucifixion Tableau - Aplenty of images were made during the first stage of Spanish colonization in the Philippines. This particular piece in particular is exceptional because unlike other pieces of interest, it depicts a crucified Christ with the Virgin in a unique dimension. The size of the Madonna is huge compared to Christ. Maybe it resonates motherly love and protection, and likewise manifest care. The entire tableau is made of a native Philippine wood, called batikuling. The craftsmanship done is superb, particular in every detail. The style can be patterned as late Baroque with a local twist. Some minor impurities are visible such as cracks and abrasions due to age. It is believed to be more than a hundred years old and probably come from Central Luzon, Philippines.
Measurement: It measures 17 inches in height and 9 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: Item weighs approximately 900 grams

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HAC Code: 2A022

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