Thursday, December 11, 2014

Vintage Santo Bust of Christ Religious Wood Carving 10.5 Tall (SOLD)

Title: Vintage Santo Bust of Christ Religious Wood Carving 10.5 Tall
Description: Bust of Christ - Religiosity in the Philippines abound from different regions, each is uniquely different with varied interpretations. The Spanish colonial government then introduced awareness and artistic skills to be emulated by soon to be master craftsmen. This wooden bust of exquisite interpretation of Christ is purely the skill of a local artisan, trained to be skillful enough to sculpture the image of the Messiah from the masterpieces of the enlightened European masters. The contour of the face has always been classical down to the last details. The eyes are expressive ditto the positioning of the lips. The gaze looks serene yet with powerful attributes. This bust can be attached to a body for a life size effect. A tonsure can also be attached. Some impurities such as minor cracks and abrasions are present due to age. It is believed to be more than a hundred years old and probably come from Northern Philippines.
Measurement: It measures 10.5 inches in height and 5 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: Item weighs approximately 1,400 grams

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HAC Code: 2A017


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