Monday, December 22, 2014

Antique Small Santo Angel, Religious Wood Carving 9” (SOLD)

Title: Antique Small Santo Angel, Religious Wood Carving 9”
Description: Angels were venerated in different places in the Philippines since the onset of Spanish colonial rule in the islands. Aplenty were subjects of different interpretation, one medium which is religious sculpture become attached to local culture and tradition that is still prevalent these days. This item is made from batikuling, an indigenous wood from the Philippines. The style is late Baroque inspired with some faded tints as highlights. Due to age, its left wing is missing yet it doesn’t diminish the carver’s ingenuity in producing such a classic peace. There are minor abrasions and cracks because of antiquity. It is believed to be more than a hundred years old and probably come from Northern Philippines.
Measurement: It measures 9 inches in height and 3 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: approximately 220 grams

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HAC Code: 2A044

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