01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Carved, Painted, and Gilded Wood Santos Figure of the Virgin Mary

$582$475
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Carved, Painted, and Gilded Wood Santos Figure of the Virgin Mary, Mexico, the figure with large silver crown, foil and bead flowers in her hair, and standing upon a putti and cloudwork base, set upon a scrolled red plinth, ht. 19 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Hair not attached from head and seam coming un-glued. Breaks and inpainting to head, neck, and body. Lacking arms. One putto lacking both wings, one missing one wing. Repairs to at least one putto. Lacking scroll to right side of plinth. All over scattered loss to paint, gilt, and gesso.

Keywords

Santos Figure, Mexico