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Big and antique sculpture - early 18th century - Saint Christopher with Jesus - made of wood

Lot reference 12881547

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In fair condition (restoration recommended)

A gorgeous and antique all round sculpture made of polychrome and pure gold, depicting Saint Christopher with Jesus Child on his shoulders. The patron of travellers comes from a family of Marseillaise ship owners and dates back to 1700. The Golden Legend describes him as a grumpy man who worked as a ferryman on the banks of the river, one night a Child appeared and asked to be taken to the other side of the river. This was a real endeavour and once reached the other side, the Child unveiled himself as the Christ and revealed that the beyond his weight, the man had carried the weight of the whole world. Christopher immediately converted and began to preach to the world. The sculpture still has traces of the old polychrome with unstable detachments. You can still see, in the folds of the mantle, a beautiful golden colour. Pictures are an integral part of the lot description. Shipping with insured parcel. Dimensions: 49 cm.

Coming from a private collection over inheritance dispersal, complete with Certification under the article 64 L.D. January 22, 2004, no. 42 Code of the Cultural Heritage, Italy).

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Feedback score: 97.5%
Reviews given: 87
Member since: March 24, 2016
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    Deze man verkoopt reproducties en overtuigt dat het een origineel antiek voorwerp is. Bovendien verandert hij de verzendstatus naar verzonden terwijl de feitelijke verzending 8 dagen later was gebeurd
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    fifa104 February 13, 2018

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    Questa persona, probabilmente, aveva già deciso di non volere più l'Icona, originale al 100%, come confermato dall'esperto di Catawiki, perché da subito ha cominciato a fare problemi , non capisco quale "dramma" si sia consumato visto che il pacco è arrivato in 6 giorni lavorativi? Sarebbe stato molto più onesto comunicarmi la decisione di non volere più l'opera e avremmo trovato un' accordo, ma evidentemente ha preferito danneggiare la mia immagine con un feedback negativo! A testimonianza della mia serietà ci sono tutti i giudizi positivi che i gentili Acquirenti hanno avuto la cortesia di rilasciare
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    prachtig beeld alleen de levering{ 8 dagen} is te lang
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    comodo February 13, 2018

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    Tutto ok.
    Pezzo di ottimo pregio. Spedizione impeccabile e molto veloce.
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    Ipergaleo January 30, 2018

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    Mycket bra förpackad vara. Utmärkt kvalité på produkten. Mina bästa rekommendationer för säljaren.
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    leifforsell January 16, 2018

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    Alles Bestens, gerne wieder!
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    rollsroyce18 December 15, 2017

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Canada $ 64.53
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France $ 42.24
Germany $ 42.24
Ireland $ 42.24
Italy $ 42.24
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Netherlands $ 42.24
Norway $ 42.24
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Portugal $ 42.24
Spain $ 42.24
Sweden $ 42.24
Switzerland $ 42.24
United Kingdom $ 42.24
Rest of Europe $ 42.24
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