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Large 19th Century Wood Santos

Beautifully carved naive 19th century wood Santos in original painted surface found in the south of France. Circa: 1860

Santos figures originally take their name from the Spanish word for saint and the form goes back hundreds of years. They played important roles as objects of veneration in daily religious life. This example is unusually tall and has a wonderful, peaceful expression.

Condition: some minor restoration to several of the fingers and age appropriate wear to the surface

Measurements: Height: 68"
Price: $6,500
Phone: 312-738-9747

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