|Title||:||Antique St. Joseph, San Jose Wooden Santo Carving c1900s, 14.3” Tall|
A beautifully crafted and truly old statue of St. Joseph, the father of Jesus. Done in the classical style, this lovely piece is believed to be about one hundred years old. He is missing both hands, a feature not uncommon as the hands are usually carved using separate pieces of wood. Some abrasions and small chips are apparent throughout adding even more to the santo’s lovely patina.
Mounted on a custom wooden base making it a great choice for displaying on a home altar or up on a shelf or coffeetable.
|Measurement||:||It measures 14.3 inches in height (including the base) and 4.2 inches across.|
|Condition||:||In Good Condition|
|Weight||:||approximately 900 grams|
Monday, January 5, 2015
3:38 PM Heritage Art Center No comments