This fine crafted Beautiful Baroque Carved Gilt Wood Statue is not only beautiful but also a significant example of early Northern European Baroque. With its typical design and decor, the bold appearance and typical wood craft it is a perfect example of Baroque Art of the early 18th century in the Northern Continetal Area. Most likely it comes from Northern Germany, Denmark, Holland or Schweden. Featuring Elaborate Hand-Carved Detail with Gilt and a Polychrome finish. It is an incredible Decoration for a stunning room. She comes in stunning polychrome colors and has been completely craved out of wood. She has an amazing movement in it's body.
Depicted is Saint Agatha of Sicily. She is a Christian saint and virgin martyr. Her memorial is on 5 February. Agatha was born at Catania or Palermo, Sicily, and she was martyred in approximately 251. She is one of seven women, who, along with the Blessed Virgin Mary, are commemorated by name in the Canon of the Mass.
Condition: She has a beautiful patina and vibrant colors. One arm is missing. The condition is good with some paint chips (Please see Pictures)
Measuring circa 10 Inch in height.
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