Rare Italian 19th Century Carved Pine Catholic Church Confessional Stall, Booth For Sale
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Rare Italian 19th Century Carved Pine Catholic Church Confessional Stall, Booth

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A rare Italian 19th century carved pine Catholic Church confessional stall, booth. The Baroque revival body crowned with a carved and parcel gilt Papal insignia, the official decoration for the Pope in his capacity as the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, centered with a seat flanked by two open side window openings to hear the confessions of penitents and a pair of low front doors, circa 1890. Note: Originally, this confessional stall was fitted with an all around curtain for the privacy of the priest. Measures: Overall height 90 3/4 inches (230.5 cm) Height to top 77 inches (195.6 cm) Width 40 3/4 inches (103.5 cm) Depth 32 5/8 inches (82.9 cm) Seat height 20 1/4 inches (51.4 cm).   

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Fair
  • Condition Details
    A great conversation piece. Overall in very good original condition. Some evidence of minor old wood termite rot. The Papal insignia is removable for shipping. Some scratches and wear. Please view all images
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    H 77 in. x W 40.75 in. x D 32.63 in.H 195.58 cm x W 103.51 cm x D 82.89 cm
  • Seat Height
    20.25 in. (51.44 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Seller Reference Number
    Ref.: A2366
  • Reference Number
    LU1796212766062
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