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Head of Christ, 19th century

Unmounted (ref: 2456)

Carved  patinated primavera wood, 15 in. (38cm.) high

Tags: religion



This life size effigy is likely to have been used in religious processions.  A hole in the neck indicates that for such occasions clothes would have been attached; the head is hollowed out from the back to reduce the weight.


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