Vintage Mexican Catholic Art Carved Wood Kneeling Angel Religous Statue Folk Art

$248.00

Here we have an old wood carving of a kneeling angel. The piece was picked up at an antique store in Albuquerque's historic Route 66, is likely carved from cottonwood, accounting for its light weight, and most likely Mexican, although it could be Guatemalan. The style of paint with the glossy glaze is reminiscent of carved angels from the Guerrero, Mexico, region, that glaze potentially extracted from a pine tree. We can see the age of the piece just by looking at the nails (see Photo 9) and the crazing in the glazed paint. We estimate this to be from the first half of the 20th Century.

The statue measures just over 17" tall by 10-1/2" wide (hand to hand) and about 13" deep from the tip of the toe to the tip of the fingers. Weighs just under 2.5 pounds unpacked. Some areas where the wood has chipped, particularly on the underside (see Photo 10), and as mentioned, the paint/glaze does have some crazing from age. Otherwise in good vintage condition.

An amazing piece of religious folk art, for the lover of angels or Mexico or Latin America.

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