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 :. Details about this piece: Dimensions: 47 in H / 117,5 cm H Weight: 21.6 kg 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: made in Germany Date of Manufacture: 18th to 19th century Condition: It is in a very good condition considering its age. But please take a closer look at the pictures for the exact condition. Wear: Wear consistent with age and use. The item "Rare large fine antique hand carved wooden Patron Saint St. John statue 18/19th" is in sale since Friday, April 20, 2018. 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.