Saturday, December 27, 2014

San Vicente Ferrer Folk Statue, Santo, Decorative Reproduction (SOLD)

Title: San Vicente Ferrer Folk Statue, Santo, Decorative Reproduction
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 reproduction of the beloved San Vicente Ferrer. He is depicted here in the traditional manner complete with his wings and done in the popular folk style of carving characterized by the charming and cartoonish execution. An overall lovely piece perfect for adorning your shelves or coffeetable.
Measurement: It measures 11 inches in height and 4.5 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: approximately 600 grams

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HAC Code: 2A068


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