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Early 20th C. Mexican Tin Retablo - San Miguel

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Early 20th C. Mexican Tin Retablo - San Miguel

Lot 0251A Details

Description
**First Time At Auction**

Latin America, Mexico, ca. early 20th century CE. A lovely retablo, painted on heavy gauge tin, depicting the winged Archangel San Miguel (Saint Michael) assuming his role of general of Heaven's angels. He is dressed beautifully in a feathered helmet and a battle dress of rich jewel tone red, blue, and green hues; he also has billowing feathery wings and is holding a cross-shaped staff in one hand and the scales of justice in the other. Pierced near the top for suspension. Size: 5" W x 7" H (12.7 cm x 17.8 cm).

Provenance: ex-Kurquhill's Gallery, El Paso, Texas, USA; ex-private El Paso, Texas, USA collection, acquired early to mid 1970s

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#127712
Condition
Some bending, surface wear with pigment losses, and oxidation commensurate with age, as shown on obverse as well as reverse. Perforated near top. A piece of tape with "56" in black marker as well as an old collection sticker are adhered to reverse.
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Early 20th C. Mexican Tin Retablo - San Miguel

Estimate $400 - $600
Dec 20, 2018
Starting Price $200
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0251A: Early 20th C. Mexican Tin Retablo - San Miguel

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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
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Lot 0251A Details

Description
...
**First Time At Auction**

Latin America, Mexico, ca. early 20th century CE. A lovely retablo, painted on heavy gauge tin, depicting the winged Archangel San Miguel (Saint Michael) assuming his role of general of Heaven's angels. He is dressed beautifully in a feathered helmet and a battle dress of rich jewel tone red, blue, and green hues; he also has billowing feathery wings and is holding a cross-shaped staff in one hand and the scales of justice in the other. Pierced near the top for suspension. Size: 5" W x 7" H (12.7 cm x 17.8 cm).

Provenance: ex-Kurquhill's Gallery, El Paso, Texas, USA; ex-private El Paso, Texas, USA collection, acquired early to mid 1970s

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#127712
Condition
...
Some bending, surface wear with pigment losses, and oxidation commensurate with age, as shown on obverse as well as reverse. Perforated near top. A piece of tape with "56" in black marker as well as an old collection sticker are adhered to reverse.

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