Monday, January 5, 2015

Antique c1900s San Vicente Ferrer Religious Carving, Santo 10”

Title: Antique c1900s San Vicente Ferrer Religious Carving, Santo 10”
Description: Santos are various religious art forms found mostly in countries colonized by Spain consisting of wooden or ivory statues that depict various saints, angels, or Marian titles or one of the personages of the Holy Trinity. Icons and other religious images were crucial for the conversions of indigenous peoples to the Roman Catholic Church.
Up for sale is this lovely 19th century representation of the beloved St. Vincent Ferrer done in the popular folk style. He is easily identified here with his iconic pose. A few traces of color reveals that he was once elaborately painted. He has a detachable head and he is mounted on a simple base. An overall excellent older piece sure to be a great addition to any antique collection.
Measurement: It measures 10 inches in height and 4 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: approximately 300 grams

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HAC Code: 2A078

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