Sculpture - Santos of Saint Anthony of Padua - Wood - 19th century

Description
Sculpture - Santos of Saint Anthony of Padua - Wood - 19th century
Philippines

19th Century Santos of Saint Anthony of Padua Philippines
Height approximately 37cm. Depth approximately 9cm.
Statue features Philippine Museum sticker with unique number which was affixed after examintion and authentication to allow for legal export.

Wear and loss to statue as seen in photos due to great age. Traces of gilt, pigment, and laquer. Age crack to front base and back of Santos as seen in pictures. Both hands lost to time. Weathering of base.
Saint Anthony of Padua, born 15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231 was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. Noted for his powerful preaching, expert knowledge of scripture, and undying love and devotion to the poor and the sick.

Lot details
Object
Sculpture - Santos of Saint Anthony of Padua
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Philippines
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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