Spanish Colonial Santo wearing a Cap SOLD A853

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Very handsome santo wearing distinctive headgear, beautifully carved, a martyr, and lifting his robe to display his wound. Wood and gesso. Price on request. Santo (English: Saint) are various religious artforms found in colonized parts of Spain consisting of wooden or ivory statues that depict various saints, angels, or Marian titles or one of the personages of ...

Ocumicho Figure: The Devil on a Bicycle SOLD M679

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Ocumicho Diablito, this one riding its bike. From a collection whose imagery was really too disturbing for LACMA to risk acquiring and showing. Not only is the diablito riding a bike, he's got a fun little bag tossed over the handlebars. Late 1940s-early 1950s.  Mark on underside is the craftsperson's name: Angelina Esteban Diego. 16w ...

Desert Diorama Set SOLD A793

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Delightful and oh, so wonderfully crafty: set of 3 great desert scene dioramas, measuring  9" x 13", 6" x 8", 5" x 6.5" respectively, all about 3" deep. Sticker on back informs us: "This Desert Scene in Relief is made entirely by hand." Among the types of plants displayed in the dioramas are giant saguaro cactus, ...