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A Carved And Painted Wood Santos Figure

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Gideon Antiques

Bethesda MD

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A Carved And Painted Wood Santos Figure
This is a wonderful polychrome carved wood statue of a Holy Man , possibly 18th Century or earlier, wood carving with layer of gesso, looks like image from antiquity, figure wearing robe and cape holding book in proper left hand and missing object that was held in other hand perhaps a staff, carved from same piece of wood, worm holes throughout the back, fair to good condition, measures 29" high

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