19th century Carved Fruitwood sitting Martyr figure
Date: 19th century
PRICE: $ 1150
Dimensions: H 38 cm W 20 cm D 23 cm
Polychromed sitting hand carved wooden religious altar statue.
He misses a hand, this is very common with wooden church statues like this. Where his hand should have been, different holders for metal objects could be placed, like shields, sticks with ensigns or a candle holder.
I think this contemplating Jezus like figure was part of something bigger, the wood he sits on now is probably less old. The way he sits make the statue very interesting or maybe even a curiosity.
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