47 RARE LARGE FINE ANTIQUE HAND CARVED WOOD PATRON SAINT ST JOHN APOSTLE STATUE 18TH/19TH. The face is so detailed and it looks so realistic. It reminds me of the Riemenschneider works and must be carved and painted by a true master of the sculptor art. The painting is very detailed as well and the golden parts are gilded.
It is a true piece of History and Art. A unique contemporary witness of the past. My grandfather placed it at the stairway to the first floor at the house entrance.Touching it was forbidden for me as a small child under penalty of punishment :. Authentic and genuine from Germany! 47 / 11750 mm / 117,50 cm. Please view the photos as they are part of the description. Materials and Technique: hand carved out of the finest wood and it seems as if it was made out of one piece of wood, which is very rare.
Characteristic features: very rare fine and detailed carving. Technique used surface: limescale, painted and gilded by hand.
Place of Origin: Oberammergau Germany. Date of Manufacture: 18th to 19th century. Condition: Please view the photos as they are part of the description.
The item "47 RARE LARGE FINE ANTIQUE HAND CARVED WOOD PATRON SAINT ST JOHN APOSTLE STATUE" is in sale since Wednesday, December 4, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Statues & Figures". The seller is "kiky2306" and is located in Riedstadt. This item can be shipped worldwide.