Santos cage dolls are a part of what is called Saint Art which consists of carvings in wood of various Catholic saints, angels, or the Virgin Mary.
Well carved in mixed fruitwood, the beautifully executed face and boots retaining the majority of its original polychrome painted decoration, Articulated arms naively chip carved and showing no decoration.
Spanish colonial, late 18th to early 19th century.
H:114cm x 25cm Base 33cm in diameter .
Original base together with original painted surface. Incredible patina. Circa 1850.
Nearly 4 feet tall !
As a rule all of our pieces are in good to excellent vintage condition with signs of wear & use commensurate with age.This figure has damage to the fingers on the left hand so please remember that this piece is in original condition, minor wear should be expected. Please feel free to contact us for additional photos that will help with your purchase and email us with any questions you may have. Our goal is to provide you with pieces you love. We're happy to discuss any concern you may have before purchasing.We do not generally accept returns unless it can be shown that we have misrepresented the piece either in condition or description.
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