A Spanish Gilt Wood And Polychrome Corpus Christi 18 Th Century
A SPANISH GILT-WOOD AND POLYCHROME CORPUS CHRISTI
18TH CENTURY possibly earlier. The figure wearing a gilt Loinclothand a crown of thorns. Wire hanging loop to back. The quality of the carving is particularly evident in the facial expression and the fine curls of the face.skilful rendering of the anatomy of the upper and lower body.
CONDITION: Signs of wear and paint loss commensurate with age.This piece is in original condition, minor wear should be expected. Finger loss to right hand.With vertical hairline cracks around the shoulders and yellowing throughout.