unusually large carved hardwood Latin American Spanish Colonial 17thc santo of St John Baptista--30 inches tall-depicted in carved hide dress-wear to surface paint-nick to base on the back side-free standing and carved in the round-among many other things this santo is the Patron saint of San Juan, Puerto Rico--traces of saints name can be found on base
An exquisite original Wood Sculpture depicting a mother with a child in her arms executed by French Canadian Quebecois sculptor Andre-M.Bourgault from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec Canada .
Signed and dated lower right: Andre-M.Bourgault .87.
HEIGHT: 28cm (15 in)
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18thc Italian crèche figure of noble women-age has put her silk gown in tatters and the gilt bullion trim is oxcidized-her carved wood head, hands and feet show age to polychrome but the lady is complete-steel base is later shows surface rust but is stable--15 inches tall
Rare Carved German St Augustine figure-head and hands are carved in ivory-little finger on one hand damaged-one shoe missing--minor wear to surface-16 inches tall--piece is surprisingly complete considering age and fine quality of carving--seldom have crown and crozier--on faux marble antico rosa ornate original base base-ca 1900
Puerto Rican carved wood Madonna santo by the very famous santero Rivera-original paint-hand missing-one base added, easly removed to original-statue is free standing without added base--original statue is 7.75 inches-with added stand add inch.--important sculpture
Puerto Rican Virgin santo by famous Puerto Rican Santero Caban family-original paint-hands missing-late 19thc and one of the earliest Cabans-base was added-figure is 7.5 inches-with base add 1.75 inches- note piece free standing without base
19thc carved wood Spanish Colonial wall Crucifix-original cross-carved figure has minor surface loss-original patina-note that drapery on Christ is cloth suffused in gesso-21.5 inches by 12 inches-crucifix is complete-no repairs
18thc carved wood figure of adolescent Christ Child-18thc from South Germany-at one time it probably served as architectural element-now displayed hanging on a wall-minor chips-most likely touch up paint over years-gold leaf highlights--16 inches tall
A finely executed imitation of bamboo knot and an insect, measures 11.6cm long and 21g weight.
Charming Antique Carved Wooden Boot and Mouse; note the nice detail, color and patina.
European, Mid 19th Century.
Provenance: Gary Young Antiques.
11 3/4" x 7.5" x 4" deep. Virgina and Child carving. Italian carving, possibly German.
Large carved wood polychrome Crucifix Corpus-ca 1800 or earlier-probably Germanic based on hollowed out back to prevent splitting-piece has been repainted-there is hairline on left arm-high quality carving by master-piece is complete and all original-29 inches by 25 inches
10 x 6 1/2 x 7 in.,
With base: 11 1/2 in. high
Haint with Walking Stick Cane,
17 x 6 x 3 in.
Haint with Two Heads (Man & Dog),
13 x 6 x 3 in.