Lot 80
Rare Tall Continental Articulated Mannequin of a Saint
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, possibly Spanish or Italian, carved wood, gesso and polychrome with glass eyes, articulating elbows and knees, depicting a male saint figure with blue-painted undergarments. These figures would be clothed and displayed within the church during religious holidays and events.

41 1/2 x 15 x 7 in.

From the Collection of the late Keith Stanley, Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Duke University, North Carolina

Painted surfaces with staining and loss and associated areas of later paint; some chipping near figures back left heal; some hairlines including a crack to figure's right shoulder and left foot; missing stand that figure would have been mounted to for support.

$1,000 - 2,000