Lg 19th Antique Wood Michael/The Archangel Mexico Folk Art Religious Collectible
- Antique Gorgeous and colorful antique Wood Statue.
- Tall- 20 1/2"
- Wide- 8 1/2"
- Deep- 4"
- Stand- 8 1/2" x 4 3/4"
- This beautiful Mexican antique wood statue of "Michael the Archangel" was made in 1800's.
- We found this gorgeous wood statue in Mexico City at an antique shop.
- The colors are still strong. The statue of Michael the Archangel was hand painted.
- Polychrome wood refers to an item that has been decorated with many colors of opaque paints and pigments.
- The statue is holding a tin and wood sword that is removable.
- The Archangel also has wings made of tin.
- Saint Michael's third role is weighing peoples' merits (hence the saint is often depicted holding scales) on Judgment Day.
- In other depictions Michael may be holding a pair of scales in which he weighs the souls of the departed.
- This gorgeous statue will be perfect for your collection or for someone special.
- We will make sure it is extremely well packed and insured.