Large 17thC Italian Antique Baroque Period Carved Wood Reliquary Bust / Sculpture of a Saint
Large 17thC Baroque Antique Carved Wood Reliquary Bust / Sculpture of a Saint.
A large 17th Century antique carved limewood bust of a Saint in original gilt gesso and polychrome.
Baroque period and most probably Italian in origin.
With a hollowed aperture to the sternum, made to accommodate a reliquary.
Depicted with long flowing golden locks of hair, silk collar and robe to his left shoulder. This
Condition – Good as per the images. Some age related splits to the timber and surface wear commensurate with age but all are stable.
Size: Height 33cm x Width 30.5cm x Depth 15cm (13″ x 12″ x 6″)
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