Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Antique Century Old Virgin Mary Wooden Santo Carving, 13” Tall (SOLD)

Title: Antique Century Old Virgin Mary Wooden Santo Carving, 13” Tall
Description: The image of the Virgin Mother is one of the most venerated icons in the Philippines second only to Jesus Christ himself. Almost always the carving of choice among the faithful, statues such as this are widespread in the Islands and is a testament to the religiosity of the Filipino people.
This carving is of great age and has a lovely patina. Traces of its old paint can still be seen in some areas. A lovely piece of folk art done in the popular style.
Measurement: It measures 13 inches tall (including the base) and 5 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: Item weighs approximately 700 grams

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HAC Code: 2A109

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