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Large New Mexican Polychrome Wood Retablo

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Large New Mexican Polychrome Wood Retablo, manner of Jose Rafael Aragon, Our Lady of Guadalupe, with foliate devices around the central figure, a small rectangular gold-tone seal embossed with a stag at lower left, maker's mark at back, with evidence of red fingerprints, remnant hide thong hanger, 18 x 14 3/8 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Jose Rafael Aragon, Catholic spirituality, Christian iconography, Clothing, Culture, Fingerprint, Folk art, Guadalupe, Latin American art, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Retablo, Seal, Votive offering

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