Saturday, December 27, 2014

Pair of Vintage Attendant Angels, Santo Carvings, Religious

Title: Pair of Vintage Attendant Angels, Santo Carvings, Religious
Description: The Philippines is quite unique. It is the only country in Asia with a dominating Christian religion. It is estimated that about 90% of the population are Christians. The religion was spread far and wide for over three hundred and fifty years by the colonizing Spanish and the religion is one of Spain’s biggest legacies to the Philippines.
The Filipinos have a natural flair for carving and many santos, old and new, can be found in most Filipino dwellings and indeed the majority of the santos that are put on sale are sourced from these homes.
Up for sale is a pair of vintage reproduction angel attendants originating from Central Luzon and done in the popular folk style.
Measurement: Each measures about 12.8 inches in height (including the base) and 4.8 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: approximately 2,400 grams

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HAC Code: 2A071


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