Spanish Colonial Virgin Mary Santos Cage Doll Bastidor, Authentic 17th Century
Authentic Spanish Colonial Santos Cage Doll
This is an Authentic Spanish Colonial Santos "Cage Doll" or "Bastidor" of The Virgin Mary
Carving is Attributed to an Unknown Wood Carver for the Franciscan Friars or the Jesuits/ and Other Officials
Santos is of the Blessed Virgin Mary, There are Brown Glass Eyes and
the Facial Features are in Excellent Condition Except for the Nose.
There are Visible Holes in the Ears of Where Decorative Jewels or
Earrings Would Have Been Worn.
On the Bottom of the Wood
Pedestal There Are Four Rectangular Indentations on the Sides of the
Wood believed to be for the Circular Base that the Santos Used to Rest
This is the Top Portion of the Santos Only, It does not come with the Base
This piece was acquired from a very large collection of Santos Sculptures ( 13 total ), This Piece Came From Havana Cuba, The Minister of Culture Issued Documents, Papers Will Be Provided With Purchase.
This Santos is Hand Carved Wood with Guesso and Glass Eyes
Dimensions: 28" x 11"
Age: Mid to Late 17th Century
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