Lot 116: Spanish Colonial Wood Figure
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: Spanish Colonial Wood Figure of St. John the Baptist, probably 18th/19th c., painted and gessoed wood, glass eyes, h. 11 3/4 in., turned wood base, overall h. 13 3/4 in.; together with Spanish altar lamp, h. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).