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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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22-08-2017 16:53:08
$ 586 Bidder 9244
21-08-2017 17:28:34
$ 586 Bidder 3636
21-08-2017 17:28:34
$ 539 Bidder 9244
21-08-2017 17:27:56
$ 516 Bidder 3636
21-08-2017 17:27:56
$ 492 Bidder 9244
21-08-2017 15:43:35
$ 469 Bidder 3636
21-08-2017 15:43:34

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: 98.2%
Reviews given: 64
Member since: March 24, 2016
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    Non confacente a quello che mi aspettavo

    riccardo1985 August 18, 2017

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    Mi dispiace pensavo che le foto e la descrizione, fossero sufficientemente esaustive, cercherò di migliorare. Saluti
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    Beautiful item, well packed, swiftly sent.

    robvisser4 August 9, 2017

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    Beeld was beschadigd (Arm afgebroken) en er lagen veel kleine splinters in het pakket

    FrankJScholten August 1, 2017

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    Sono molto dispiaciuto, ho contattato il corriere per avere maggiori dettagli, ed ho offerto, all'acquirente, un rimborso parziale. Attendo
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    Oggetto stupendo. Spedito corredato di certificato. Soddisfatta.

    chiarabella July 20, 2017

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    Bien embalado,con certificado,estoy contento

    peanar July 20, 2017

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Austria $ 42.24
Belgium $ 42.24
Canada $ 64.53
Switzerland $ 42.24
Germany $ 42.24
Denmark $ 42.24
Spain $ 42.24
France $ 42.24
United Kingdom $ 42.24
Ireland $ 42.24
Italy $ 42.24
Luxembourg $ 42.24
Netherlands $ 42.24
Norway $ 42.24
Poland $ 42.24
Portugal $ 42.24
Sweden $ 42.24
United States $ 64.53
Rest of Europe $ 42.24
Rest of the World $ 64.53

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