A pair of antique Spanish Colonial Santos religious altar figures from the 19th century. Hand carved and polychrome painted wood and gesso, each depicting ecclesiastical figures in Franciscan monk habit. One figure on faux stone pedestal holding a bible with raised hand, the other figure in traditional dress on spiral base carving. These decorative European old world church altarpieces were likely brought to the new world by colonist settlers from Spain. Desirable worn, distressed appearance, missing hands and general loss from the last 200 years. Remnants of polychrome decor. The taller one is approx 16H (40.6cm) Provenance: From the private collection of Rod McKuen 1933-d. 2015, from his Beverly Hills, California estate. The item “19th C. Spanish Colonial Carved Catholic Church Religious Santos Altar Figures” is in sale since Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Woodenware\Carved Figures”. The seller is “rabidrabbitantiquities” and is located in Nolanville, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Egypt, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Oman, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.
- Primary Material: Wood
- Style: Spanish
- Age: 1800-1849
- Maker: Hand carved and polychrome painted
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Medium Wood Tone
- Country/Region of Origin: Spain