Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Vintage Santo Carving, Religious San Jose, Saint Joseph 15.5"

Title: Vintage Santo Carving, Religious San Jose, Saint Joseph 15.5"
Description: This image of the foster father of Christ and patron saint of workers is made of batikulling, and indigenous wood from the Philippines. The patina of antiquity is all over and it is inspired by late baroque period style. The pleats of the dress and the mantle are both well crafted. Though both hands are missing, it doesn’t diminish its old world appearance. Some minor abrasions and cracks are visible due to age. It is believed to be more than a hundred years old and probably come from Central Luzon.
Measurement: It measures 15.5 inches in height and 5.5 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: approximately 1,500 grams

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HAC Code: 2A057

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