18th Century Carved and Polychromed Wood Animas Carvings

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Fantastic pair of 18th century carved animas figures. Animas figures represent the spirits of departed family or friends and were placed on altars in homes during the "Day of the Dead" in Central America and "All Saints Day" in Europe. We believe these are European carved.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Folk Art
  • Place of Origin
    Europe
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
  • Period
    Mid-18th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Carved   Wood
    Painted
  • Condition
    Good. Polychrome loss and some wood splitting. Please see images and call or email for full condition report. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    14 in. H x 13 in. W x 5 in. D
    36 cm H x 33 cm W x 13 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    1004268734210
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Santa Monica, CA

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