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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: 98.4%
Reviews given: 69
Member since: March 24, 2016
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    object as described all ok thanks

    AlessandroLupo September 30, 2017

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    Prima verkoper.
    Erg blij met item.
    Goed verpakt en snel verzonden.

    robvisser4 September 22, 2017

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    Scultura eccezionale. Imballaggio e spedizione ottimi. Venditore raccomandabilissimo

    Baffone33 September 5, 2017

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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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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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