Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Antique Virgin Mary, Century Old Immaculada Wooden Santo, 10.5” (SOLD)

Title: Antique Virgin Mary, Century Old Immaculada Wooden Santo, 10.5”
Description: One of the more revered icons in all Christendom, this statue of the Virgin is a fine example of local folk art and religiosity.
This lovely carving of the Virgin Mother is quite old as evident in its patina. Believed to be over one hundred years old, this statue still exhibit some of its old paint and some small traces of yellows, blues and orange can be seen throughout the piece. It is missing both hands, a feature not uncommon for santos this old. These imperfections give the statue a lovely feel of antiquity and is indicative of its true age.
Measurement: It measures 10.5 inches in height (including the base) and 3.4 inches across.
Condition: In Good Condition
Weight: Item weighs approximately 250 grams

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HAC Code: 2A103

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