Antique Large 18th Century Spectacular Carved Gilt Jesus Santos
This Santos is absolutely spectacular in all aspects. The crowned figure is covered in polychrome and gilt. The carved wood and gesso piece has the most magnificent flowing robes. The features on the face are so life like and full of emotion. The crown is very realistic. The condition of this piece, considering its age is excellent. The gilt is extremely bright. This precious Jesus Santos has been well cared for centuries and is looking for a new care taker. This piece could grace a church or museum.
This piece was originally attached to a church wall, nave or column and the piece remains in its original, unfinished state where it was attached.
34″ H x 12″ W x 11″ D