Presented for your consideration, an ancien Ivory sculpture of Expiring Christ from the first years of 17th Century. Because of its archaism, physiology and polychroism, it belongs to the Philippino-Spanish school and most probably it was made by the "Sangleyes", who were Chinese workers in Philippines dedicated to Ivory carving under the precepts of the Spanish or the Flemish models. Later on, the native Philippino artists were the ones who made this sacred carvings in the style of these Chinese artisans.
MEASURES: the carving, not including its arms, measures 12.10mm high, 19mm at its wider part (figurine's torax). Each arm has a length of 45mm approx.
WEIGHT: 25.85 grams
ESTIMATED AGE: first years of the 17th Century
GENERAL CONDITIONS: good+ general conditions. The figure shows polychrome remains. Some fingers are missing, please refer to the pictures.
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