Reliquary, Sculpture (1) - Crystal, Wood - First half 17th century

Reliquary, Sculpture (1) - Crystal, Wood - First half 17th century

Excellent reliquary bust of Santa Teresa, in carved and gilded wood, early 19th century. Castilian School. Museum Quality. It keeps a beautiful patina in the polychromy of the face, as well as in the deterioration of the gold leaf in the area of the habit. It has a gate from the time at the back, which keeps the cabin dedicated to the relics. Key in working condition. It currently houses a carving in polychromed wood in reddish tones that represents a heart, and possibly contains some kind of element inside. The wood is seated, without wormwood, nourished and without detachments. The image is life-size. Measures are 47 cm high; 45.5 cm wide and 25 cm deep. The oval crystal measures 10 x 8 cm on its inner side. The rear door measures 14 x 12 cm No restorations

Lot details
No. of items
Reliquary, Sculpture
Crystal, Wood
Designer/ Artist
Model/ Name
Talla busto Relicario
Estimated Period
First half 17th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
47×25×46 cm
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