This is a wonderful example of vintage devotional artwork. The image is of Our Lady as the Queen of Heaven. The Madonna is shown wearing a crown, holding a scepter, and standing upon a crescent moon.
Christ is giving a blessing while holding an orb, representing His dominion over the world. This is Our Lord as the Salvator Mundi or Savior of the World.
The reverse is covered with a page from a book. It is in Latin and looks to be a church history mentioning the Virgin Mary. There is also a tag that reads “Nr. 371 Munchner Madonna.” This image of the Queen of Heaven is from the famous statue in Munich.
Although we do not have the provenance for this piece, wax art is a very old Bavarian tradition.
Condition: There is some damage to the wax and the frame. Please see pictures.
This is a striking vintage madonna. The Blessed Virgin Mary is shown as a young woman wearing a beautiful veil framing her face with many soft folds. Our lady is elegantly poised with her head slightly bowed, her eyes lowered, and her palms together in adoration.
This piece is ceramic painted to look like wood. There reverse has the original tag indicating that was handmade in Germany.
This is a fantastic vintage icon. It is an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary as she appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico, 1531. The Madonna is shown with her head slightly bowed and her hands clasped in prayer.
This piece has a wooden base while the icon is a print with a heavy silvered metal overlay.
Condition: The hanger is bent. Please see pictures.
This is a gorgeous piece of religious art. The image shows the Blessed Virgin Mary holding a young Christ in her arms. The print is housed in a stunning frame with decorative reverse painted glass that serves to enhance the image.
This is a unique example of religious artwork. Each painted plaster sculpture represents the doors of one of the many beautiful churches of Quito, Ecuador. Two sculptures are signed and dated by the artist. The third has a printed history of the church written by the artist. The history tells of an earthquake and the rebuilding of the church now dedicated to Our Lady of Mercy.
Condition: There are a few chips in the plaster. Please See Pictures.
Dimensions: 14.5” tall x 11” wide and 1” deep each