A 19th Century Italian Polychrome Chalkware Figure of St Anthony
Tall Antique 19th Century Italian Polychrome Chalkware Figure Statue St Anthony
Very beautifully rendered and hand painted.
Nice patina created on the surface by the passage of time and use.
62.5 cm high, over 24.5" inches,
base: 18 x 14.5 cm
Originally would have had baby Jesus in his arms, but there is no damage where this is missing, as it was a separate figure attached by a metal rod. Part of this is visible on St Anthony's waist (photo 6)
Repair on both hands (photo 7, 9)
Few small chips (photo 12) and flakes on the paint.