Lot 33: Early 20th C. Italian Painted Wood Figure of Saint

Artemis Gallery

November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: Europe, Italy, ca. early 20th century CE. A finely carved and painted wooden saint figure wearing a red robe with white ruffles at the collar and wrists, a crown, and a golden cross around the neck, holding an orb in the left hand, and standing upon a pedestal with the Latin Christogram "I.H.S." denoting the first three letters of the Greek name for Jesus (iota-eta-sigma) carved upon it, all upon a multi-tiered base, facing forward with a delicately delineated countenance. Nice gold painted detailing on rim of crown, orb, and Christogram. Size: 7" H (17.8 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Collection of Deacon K. Giacone

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Condition Report: Right hand and finials to crown and orb missing.
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