Large Early Decorative Polychromed Carving of a Saint
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He's had a hard life but is full of character and reverence. With a distinctive carved face and beard with what appears to be remaining original polychrome colouring, he has a look of contemplation and conviction. Polychrome is also remaining on various parts of his clothing.
A substantial fascinating decorative piece that has a story to tell. This carving could certainly be as early as the 17th century.
The size of this piece invokes the stature and presence of a saint, his wear and tear sculpted by the passing of centuries... A fantastic piece waiting for his next home.
Approx Date: 17th or 18th century
Size: H 109 cm x W 35 cm x D 25 cm
Medium: Polychrome on wood
Condition: Weather-related wear please see photos.