Wood Niche Mexican Folk Art Religious Rustic Handmade/Painted "Saint Anthony"

$ 79.99
  • Wood "Saint Anthony" Figurine in Niche/Reliquary.

  • Measurements
  • Niche
  • Height- 12"
  • Wide- 7 3/4"
  • Deep- 2 1/2"
  • St Anthony
  • Tall- 5 1/2"
  • Wide 1 3/4"
  • Deep- 1"

  • This rustic collectible folk art piece was made in Mexico by artisans from Patzcuaro, Mexico.

  • The niche holds a beautiful wood statue of "Saint Anthony".Anthony or Antony of Padua (Italian: Antonio di Padova) or Anthony of Lisbon (Portuguese: António de Lisboa; born Fernando Martins de Bulhões; 15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231)[2][3] was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.
  • He was born and raised by a wealthy family in Lisbon, Portugal, and died in Padua, Italy.
  • Noted by his contemporaries for his powerful preaching, expert knowledge of scripture, and undying love and devotion to the poor and the sick, he was one of the most quickly canonized saints in church history. He was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church by Pope Pius XII on 16 January 1946.

  • The niche is very colorful and filled with details.

  • The niche and the figurine have all been hand carved.
  • There is a wood shell on the top of the box.

  • The niche is made of the same wood, which is fir or pinabete fir, pine and other wood.
  • These pieces are one of a kind because each artisan hand makes them by hand.

  • What a wonderful gift for yourself, as a gift for someone special or for your office.

  • We will make sure it is extremely well packed.

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